20+ Effective Blog Comment Form Designs
If you want your blog to be at all successful with the comments side of things, you need to have an attractive and different blog comment form that users will enjoy filling out.
I have compiled a showcase of some cool blog comment form designs. These have different styles and layouts you can be inspired by. You will find very basic comment forms, as well as blog comment form designs with some unique features. Some blogs on this list used a custom made comment form design, which matches the overall website style, while others preferred to use Disqus to gather and manage their comment section. See how they integrated the comment forms in their designs and choose your favorites.
Hopefully, some of these designs will help you redesign your own comment form. If you think that your comment form deserves to be on this list, then please drop us in a comment!
ChiGarden uses a cool comment form with a hand-made, crafty design. It’s definitely unique even though it has a simple form and it stands out from the common comment forms you find around the web.
Refinery29 has a simple comment box design that focuses on the individual, giving them the chance to have their own personalized icon. Each avatar has a circle shape, a different colour and a representative icon.
This cool comment box has a neat and clean minimalist design. You can ask anything on Bubble SSOC both anonymously or you can sign up. No fluff, this simple comment form has just one field, the message field. You will have to pass a reCAPTCHA but that’s about it.
Cool Mom Picks presents all the latest trends, tips and tricks for moms. This website also has a minimalist design. The good choice in typography gives the comment box a professional look. The form is simple and invites you to submit a comment on the post. Overall this is a simple and effective comment box.
Milk the Pigeon has a neat design with a light grey comment box. Each comment box covers the text, the date it was posted and a small thumbnail picture of the user that posted the comment. The replies will also appear in the grey comment box and will be highlighted by a light grey colour.
This comment box has a simple and user-friendly design based on horizontal comment sections. The comments are divided with thin, grey lines. The users don’t have any avatars or icons, so everything is kept pretty basic and simple in this design.
This is the comment form design of a food blog. It has a simple, Leave a Reply headline, a notification underneath it and 4 form fields, the comment box, Name, Email and the optional Website field. What makes it special, is the Rate This Recipe add-on which adds a rating to the recipe. The Submit button has a 3D style and a bright, orange color.
This is the comment box of the popular Line25 website which publishes web design articles on a daily basis. It has a simple design which matches the color palette of the site, a unique Submit Comment button and the four basic fields of almost every comment form in this list, Name, Email, Website and Comment. They’re nicely structured and the comments are divided with white lines.
With an elegant touch, thanks to the fonts used, the vertical white band on which the text stands out, Marc and Angel’s website has a very good looking comment box. The post comment button uses the same colour, blue, as the highlighted words use.
The Genius comment box also follows a minimalist design. It is a placed on a horizontal light grey band on which users can post their questions and opinions.
Everyday Carry’s comment box has a forum design that can be really effective. Each user has an image and role marked underneath. The message boxes are simple, creating an overall effective and clean forum design.
KissMetrics has an awesome comment form with cool “required” tags. The comment box style is simple and clean. The structure is pretty basic.
This is a minimalist design on which you can easily sign up. This is yet another good example of an effective and well-designed comment box. Have a look and see if you think the same.This one has a very cool and smart design and simple typography choice.
Webdesignerdepot’s comment box is similar to the previous example. The comment box is placed under the info about who wrote the article. Each user that writes a comment has a small thumbnail photo.The About the Author section is right above the comment form, so that when you decide to leave a comment, you should know who you are talking to.
GoodWill has a clean comment box design that blends in well with the rest of the website. The minimalist design it uses only has some small details coloured blue, such as the submit comment button or the read more button. The same blue can be seen throughout the rest of the website. This example, along with the previous and future examples can be a great source of inspiration for future projects.
This is yet another comment box that uses a light grey background. Each person that posts comments on this website can set up their own representative image. This is done again with the help of the Disqus plugin, but uses a different design style, unlike the other Disqus comment forms on this list.
This comment box uses larger thumbnail images for users that post comments. The name and the date is was posted is separated from the actual comment with a light grey horizontal band, leaving the text in a white rectangle. The background is made of a dark blue colour which makes the comment box stand out.
This comment box has a minimalist yet creative design layout. The name, email and website sections have their own customized light grey icons. The light grey is the same colour the website uses for the background and details. All in all, this blog has a cool comment box that fits well in the website’s design layout. Feel free to have a look to see if you think the same.
Tutorial9’s comment box uses a light blue background for its design. It has the basic comment form fields, such as Name, Email, Website – optional, and of course, the large Message box. You can easily add a reply or a comment on this blog. Each user has its own thumbnail photo, making the comment box more user-friendly and inviting the users to comment on the post.
Have a look at this example from Pro Blogger. It has a simple design and an user-friendly interface, created with the help of the Disqus comment widget which can be easily implemented on your WordPress blog.
Smart Passive Income’s blog comment form design is yet another example of a minimalist comment box design. It uses Disqus to manage all comments and pairs it with a perfectly positioned Read More widget, to keep the users engaged and make them stay longer on the website.