You can encourage conversation, build strong reader community, get more comments and boost page views by IntenseDebate in your WordPress website. IntenseDebate is powerful, popular with more than four lakhs downloads and yet its free. You can download it from WordPress Plugin Repository.
IntenseDebate Comments gets easily integrated with your WordPress administration area and makes moderation better. Comment threading, reply by email, user accounts and reputations, comment voting, along with Twitter and friendfeed integrations enrich your readers’ experience and that makes netizens aware of your website and and comments boosts traffic. And the best part is that full comment and account data get synced between Intense Debate and your website which ensures that makes comments get stored locally on your own server.
Screenshot showing comment system. Notice extra goodies like user profile information, reputation, threaded comments, comment voting, RSS feeds for everything, and more:
Screenshot showing enhanced moderation screen. Extra commenter info (same drop down menu for each user from the previous screenshot is available here):
View more of its screenshots here.