With the release of Jetpack 2.1 Wordpress self-hosted websites can now use the most popular wordpress.com jetpack features into their website.
As the wordpress released its wordpress 3.5 version which led the enhancement in media gallery wordpress has now allowed Jetpack into self-hosted wordpress.
It’s a great move as with the help of Jetpack now people can more easily maintain and populate their wordpress websites.
The jetpack plugin is available via its website jetpack.me or one can simply download via plugin manager through strings search option ‘jetpack’. Jetpack is free then don’t ever brother to experiment it.
What is Jetpack?
Jetpack is a free plugin that connects to WordPress.com and allows users with self-hosted WordPress sites to enable the awesome features available to WordPress.com users, like Stats, Comments, Contact Forms, Sharing tools, and more. In the past, WordPress.com features weren't available on self-hosted WordPress installs.
Most of the feature of Jetpack is freely available whereas some of them like VaultPress and other are paid.
Jetpack brings the best of WordPress.com to users of self-hosted WordPress sites in one super plugin; it's quite convenient, as you don't have to bother with several separate plugin installations.
Some of the notable features of Jetpack Plugin
- Notifications: Monitor and manage your site’s activity with Notifications in your Toolbar and on WordPress.com. (free)
- Publicize: Connect your site to popular social networks and automatically share new posts with your friends. (free)
- WordPress.com Stats: Simple, concise site stats with no additional load on your server. (Free)
- Jetpack Comments: A new comment system that has integrated social media login option (Free)
- Subscriptions: Allow users to subscribe to your posts and comments to receive a notification via email (Free)
- Carousel: Transform your standard image galleries into an immersive full-screen experience. (Free)
- Post by Email: Free Publish posts to your blog directly from your personal email account.
- Spelling and Grammar: Improve your spelling, style, and grammar with the After the Deadline proofreading service.
- VaultPress: Realtime backup and security scanning for your WordPress site.
- Gravatar Hovercards: Show a pop-up business card of your users’ Gravatar profiles in comments.
- Tiled Galleries: Create elegant magazine-style mosaic layouts for your photos without using an external graphic editor.
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