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  • JS-Kit Acquires Commenting System Provider HaloScan

    JS-Kit Acquires Commenting System Provider HaloScan

    JS-Kit, a provider of Javascript comments, ratings, and poll widgets for blogs, has announced their acquisition of HaloScan, one of the largest hosted comments service providers. This announcement is also coordinated with the launch of several major features. Financial terms were not disclosed. HaloScan had previously partnered with JS-Kit in January to provide the users of their comment system… Read More

  • JS-Kit Scores Deal With WorldNow, Adds 19 Million Potential Users

    JS-Kit Scores Deal With WorldNow, Adds 19 Million Potential Users

    WorldNow, a leading CMS provider for local television news sites that total over 19 million visitors monthly, has partnered with JS-Kit to provide them with a number of community based widgets that will be embedded across their sites. JS-Kit, founded in 2006, creates simple widgets that can be implemented with only a few lines of code (you can see our introductory review of them here). Besides… Read More

  • A Widget That Does Background Checks On Plumbers, Painters, Products, And More.

    A Widget That Does Background Checks On Plumbers, Painters, Products, And More.

    Khris Loux, the CEO of startup JS-Kit, thinks he’s finally come up with the killer widget. JS-Kit has all sorts of widgets used by blogs and other sites for ratings, reviews, polls, and comments. But the latest one he just launched is not just gee-whiz cute. It’s gee-whiz disruptive. It is called the JS-Kit Advisor. And it will bring ratings and reviews from trusted sources such as… Read More

  • Blog Recommendation Startup Outbrain Raises $5 Million

    Blog Recommendation Startup Outbrain Raises $5 Million

    Funding Monday continues. NY/Israeli startup Outbrain is announcing a $5 million series A financing, led by Gemini Israeli Funds and Lightspeed Venture Partners. GlenRock Israel also put money into the round. The company was founded by Yaron Galai, a co-founder of Quigo (recently sold to AOL for $340 million), and Ori Lahav, previously a technologist at Shopping.com. It raised a $1 million seed… Read More

  • HaloScan Partners with JS-Kit to Distribute Ratings Widget

    HaloScan Partners with JS-Kit to Distribute Ratings Widget

    HaloScan, a company that provides easily deployable commenting systems for over 489,300 sites, has partnered with JavaScript module provider JS-Kit to provide its user base with “one-click” deployment of JS-Kit’s ratings widget. HaloScan users can now go into their regular commenting system control panel and check a box to show JS-Kit’s ratings widget alongside their… Read More

  • Texty: Dead Simple Content Creation And Editing

    Texty is a dead simple but useful new internet service that you can use to quickly create and edit content on a web page with zero HTML or programming skills. Go to the site, start typing text in a WYSIWYG editor, format it and add images. Click a button and get an embed code. Your text will appear in whatever website you add the code to. And if you want to make changes, go back to Texty and edit… Read More

  • From Garage to Cubicle: JS-Kit Closes $1.2 Million Seed Round

    From Garage to Cubicle: JS-Kit Closes $1.2 Million Seed Round

    Web widget provider JS-Kit has been doing a lot of growing up since starting as a simple commenting widget, founder Lev Walkin’s pet project in his off hours. Since then, that single widget has grown into a company with the addition of CEO Kris Loux, 12 engineers from Filmloop, and today’s $1.2 million round of financing led by the Entrepreneur’s Fund III. JS-Kit’s library… Read More

  • JS-Kit: Web 2.0 For Lazy People

    JS-Kit: Web 2.0 For Lazy People

    We first covered JS-Kit last November when we talked about their quick embed code that lets you add comments to any site where JavaScript is accepted. Since then, JS-Kit has been creating more widgets making adding user interaction to any site dead simple (2 lines of code per widget). JS-Kit has also grown from a one-man-show into a full company after adding 5 of the 12 engineers from Filmloop… Read More

  • Quick Embed Code to Add Comments To Any Site

    Quick Embed Code to Add Comments To Any Site

    It may not be a multi-million dollar venture-backed startup, but Lev Walkin has an elegant solution to a common feature of the social web, commenting. JS-Kit is an entirely free little javascript embed that allows you to add threaded comments to any web page in one line: "<script src="http://js-kit.com/comments.js"></script>" JS-Kit works by running Lev’s javascript code, which… Read More