Your theme may already support Disqus, but if not, it is easy to add to your templates via Hugo’s built-in Disqus partial.
Hugo comes with all the code you need to load Disqus into your templates. Before adding Disqus to your site, you’ll need to set up an account.
Disqus comments require you set a single value in your site’s configuration file. The following show the configuration variable in a
disqusShortname = "yourdiscussshortname"
For many websites, this is enough configuration. However, you also have the option to set the following in the front matter of a single content file:
Render Hugo’s Built-in Disqus Partial Template
See Partial Templates to learn how to add the Disqus partial to your Hugo website’s templates.
There are a few alternatives to commenting on static sites for those who do not want to use Disqus:
- Static Man
- Graph Comment
- isso (Self-hosted, Python)