Comments as Github pull requests for Jekyll (and other static site generator) websites.
Initial development by Thomas Parslow. Pull requests very welcome.
You can deploy (for free) to Heroku with the button below:
It will ask you for a Github username and a password. This is for the commenter user which will be the user which actually creates the pull requests for comments. I strongly suggest you create a new user just for this.
URL_PREFIX config var to
.markdown for file structure like
To run the Hubbub server you'll first need to install Node.JS and NPM which you can get nodejs.org.
To install the dependencies required by the Hubbub server run the following command from the project directory:
You can configure the Hubbub server component by adding a
local.json file to the
config directory, you can use
default.json as a base. You'll need to configure the commenter user (should be a Github user created solely for this purpose) and the target site (you can configure more than one if you want, but you'll usually just want to supply a single default site).
Once you've created the configuration file you can run the server with this command:
PORT=8080 NODE_ENV=local node server.js
Once you've got the server running go to
to see instructions for integrating Hubbub into your blog (or read the instructions through Github)
Pull Requests are very welcome. Check out the Github issues for a list of things that need doing (and please feel free to add your own).