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Michele Butcher➢ Accounts Lead at

➢ Support Guru for Give WP

➢ Beginners and Intermediate Instructor for John A Logan College

➢ Lead Organizer of the Southern Illinois WordPress Meetup

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Installing Jetpack1.Go to Plugins > Add New

2.You will see “JetPack by” at the top of the “Add Plugins” page

3.Click “Install Now”

4.Once installed, the page will refresh and ask to activate plugin. Click that you wank to activate it.

5.You will need to connect your Jetpack account to your account. If you do not have one, they are free at WordPress.com


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Installing Jetpack Continued1.Once Installed and connected to your account it will

ask you how you want to configure Jetpack. YOu can choose to Jumpstart Your site or choose your features to activate.

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Installing Jetpack ContinuedThey also have a cool dashboard to activate their most popular features

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The Features

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Beautiful Math

This feature is to be able to show complex math equations easily on a website.

You will probably never use this feature :)

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CarouselWith Carousel active, any

standard WordPress galleries you have

embedded in posts or pages will launch a gorgeous full-screen

photo browsing experience with

comments and EXIF metadata.

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CommentsComments enables your visitors to use their, Twitter, or Facebook accounts when commenting on your site.

Jetpack tries to match your site's color scheme automatically, but you can make manual adjustments at the bottom of the Discussion Settings page.


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Contact FormA contact form is a great way to offer your readers the ability to get in touch, without giving out your personal email address.

Each contact form can easily be customized to fit your needs. When a user submits your contact form, the feedback will be filtered through Akismet (if it is active on your site) to make sure it’s not spam. Any legitimate feedback will then be emailed to you, and added to your feedback management area.

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Custom CSShe Custom CSS editor gives you the ability to add to or replace your theme's CSS, all while supplying syntax coloring, auto-indentation, and immediate feedback on the validity of the CSS you're writing.

To use the CSS editor, go to Appearance → Edit CSS.

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Custom Content Types

Organize and display different types of content on your site, such as Portfolio Projects and Testimonials. These content types are separate from Posts and Pages.

To enable a custom content type, head over to Settings → Writing → Your Custom Content Types and activate either "Portfolio Projects” or “Testimonials” by checking the corresponding checkbox. You can now add projects and testimonials under the new "Portfolio” and “Testimonials” menu items in your sidebar.

Once added, your custom content will be visible on your website, or you may add them with shortcodes.

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Enhanced DistributionJetpack will automatically take the great published content from your blog or website and share it instantly with third party services like search engines, increasing your reach and traffic.

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Extra Sidebar WidgetsThe Twitter Widget shows your latest tweets within a sidebar on your theme.

The Facebook Like Box Widget shows your Facebook Like Box within a sidebar on your theme.

The Google+ Badge Widget allows you to display information about a person, a page, or a community from Google+.

The Image Widget lets you easily add images to a sidebar on your theme.

The Gravatar Widget allows you to pull in your Gravatar image along with some of your Gravatar profile data.

The Gallery Widget provides you with a simple way to display a photo gallery or slideshow in your blog’s sidebar. Requires the Tiled Gallery module.

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Extra Sidebar Widgets ContThe Display WordPress Posts Widget lets you display up to ten recent posts from another blog, or a self-hosted WordPress site with Jetpack enabled.

The Social Media Icons Widget lets you add icons for the most popular social networks to your sidebar or other widget area.

The Contact Info Widget helps you display important information about your business. The widget allows you to show your business on a map, as well as your opening hours and contact information.

The Goodreads Widget lets you display your Goodreads Shelf in your sidebar.


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Gravatar Hovercards

Hovercards enhance plain Gravatar images with information about a person: name, bio, pictures, their contact info, and other services.

To see hovercards, look at any blog post on your blog that has comments. If the commenter has a hovercard associated with their gravatar, mouse over their image and the hovercard will appear. To turn hovercards off, click the Deactivate button above.

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Infinite ScrollInfinite Scroll allows your theme to show all posts on one page in an “infinite scroll” setting. To see if your theme is compatible or to learn more about infinite scroll please see

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JSON APIJetpack will allow you to authorize applications and services to securely connect to your blog and allow them to use your content in new ways and offer you new functionality.

Developers can use's OAuth2 authentication system and REST API to manage and access your site's content.

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Likes allow your readers to show their appreciation for your posts and other published content using their accounts. Your readers will then be able to review their liked posts from

Displayed below your posts will be how many people have liked your posts and the Gravatars of those who have liked them.

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ManageEnabling Manage allows you to update your self-hosted WordPress sites along with any sites you have, all in one simple dashboard.

Plugins - Now you can update plugins, set plugins to automatically update, and activate or deactivate plugins on a per-site basis or in bulk from

Themes - List your installed themes, search, and activate them from

Menus - Create a new menu for your site, or edit existing menus from


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MarkdownMarkdown lets you compose posts and comments with links, lists, and other styles using regular characters and punctuation marks. Markdown is used by writers and bloggers who want a quick and easy way to write rich text, without having to take their hands off the keyboard, and without learning a lot of complicated codes and shortcuts.

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Mobile ThemeThere's a good chance that visitors to your site will be using a smartphone, and it's important to provide them with a great reading experience while on the small screen.

Jetpack's mobile theme is optimized for small screens. It uses the header image, background, and widgets from your current theme for a great custom look. Post format support is included, so your photos and galleries will look fantastic on a smartphone.

Visitors on iPhone, Android, Windows Phone, and other mobile devices will automatically see the mobile theme, with the option to view the full site. You can enable or disable the mobile theme by clicking the "Activate" or "Deactive" button above.

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MonitorNobody likes downtime, and that's why Jetpack Monitor is on the job, keeping tabs on your site by checking it every five minutes. As soon as any downtime is detected, you will receive an email notification alerting you to the issue. That way you can act quickly, to get your site back online again!

We’ll also let you know as soon as your site is up and running, so you can keep an eye on total downtime.

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NotificationsKeep up with the latest happenings on all your

WordPress sites and interact with other


You can view your notifications in the Toolbar and on


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OmnisearchSearch once, get results from everything! Currently supports searching posts, pages, comments, media, and plugins.

Omnisearch plays nice with other plugins by letting other providers offer results as well.

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PhotonGive your site a boost by loading images in posts from the content delivery network. We cache your images and serve them from our super-fast network, reducing the burden on your Web host with the click of a button.

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Posts By Email

Post by Email is a way of publishing posts on your blog by email. Any email client can be used to send the email, allowing you to publish quickly and easily from devices such as cell phones.

Manage your Post By Email address from your profile settings.

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ProtectProtect is a cloud-powered brute force attack prevention tool. We leverage the millions of WordPress sites to identify and block malicious IPs. Protect tracks failed login attempts across all Jetpack-connected sites using the Protect module. If any single IP has too many failed attempts in a short period of time, they are blocked from logging in to any site with this plugin installed. Protect is derived from BruteProtect, and will disable BruteProtect on your site if it is currently enabled.

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Publicize allows you to connect your blog to popular social networking sites and automatically share new posts with your friends. You can make a connection for just yourself or for all users on your blog.

Publicize allows you to share your posts on Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr, Google+, Path, and Linkedin.

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Related Posts

"Related Posts" shows additional relevant links from your site under your posts. If the feature is enabled, links

appear underneath your Sharing Buttons and Likes (if you’ve turned these on).

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SharingShare your posts with Twitter, Facebook, and a host of other services. You can configure services to appear as icons, text, or both. Some services have additional options to display smart buttons, such as Twitter, which will update the number of times the post has been shared.

The following services are included: Twitter, Facebook, Reddit, Digg, LinkedIn, Google +1, Print, and Email.

To configure your sharing settings, go to the Settings → Sharing menu.

Drag and drop sharing services into the enabled section to have them show up on your site, and drag them into the hidden section to have them hidden behind a button.

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Shortcode EmbedsShortcodes allow you to easily and safely embed media from other places in your site. With just one simple code, you can tell WordPress to embed YouTube, Flickr, and other media.

Enter a shortcode directly into the Post/Page editor to embed media.

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Single Sign OnWith Single Sign On, your users will be able to log in to or register for your WordPress site with the same credentials they use on It's safe and secure.

Once enabled, a "Log in with" option will be added to your existing log in form.

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Site IconWordPress core now has this feature built in. Please ignore this feature in Jetpack

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Site StatsThere are many plugins

and services that provide statistics, but

data can be overwhelming. Site Stats makes the most popular

metrics easy to understand through a clear and attractive



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Site VerificationUse these tools to verify that you own/control your website with other external services like Google, Bing and Pinterest.

Verifying your site allows you to access advanced features on these other services (e.g. Webmaster tools, Google Search Console, or getting a verified badge). We'll just add an invisible meta tag to the source code of your homepage.

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SitemapsThis module creates two XML sitemap files that list the URLs of posts and pages in your site with important information about each one. This files can be accessed by search engines like Google or Bing so they can crawl and understand your site.

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Spelling and GrammarThe After the Deadline Proofreading service improves your writing by using artificial intelligence to find your errors and offer smart suggestions.

After the Deadline provides a number of customization options, which you can edit in your profile.

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SubscriptionsEasily allow any visitor to subscribe to all of your posts via email through a widget in your blog’s sidebar. Every time you publish a post, will send a notification to all your subscribers. When leaving comments, your visitors can also subscribe to a post’s comments to keep up with the conversation.

To use the Subscriptions widget, go to Appearance → Widgets. Drag the widget labeled “Blog Subscriptions (Jetpack)” into one of your sidebars and configure away.

You can also make changes to your Subscription settings at the bottom of the Discussion Settings page.

To customize the emails sent from your blog to your followers, check the settings at the bottom of the Reading Settings page. @Michele_Butcher

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Tiled GalleriesCreate elegant magazine-style mosaic layouts for your photos without having to use an external graphic editor.

When adding a gallery to your post, you now have the option to select a layout style for your images. We've added support for Rectangular, Square, and Circular galleries. By default, galleries will continue to display using the standard thumbnail grid layout. To make the rectangular layout the default for all of your site's galleries, head over to Settings → Media and check the box next to "Display all your gallery pictures in a cool mosaic."

Note: Images in tiled galleries require extra-special processing, so they will be served from's CDN even if the Photon module is disabled.


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VideoPressWith the VideoPress module you can easily upload videos to your WordPress site and embed them in your posts and pages. This module requires a account with an active VideoPress subscription. Once you have purchased a VideoPress subscription, click here to configure VideoPress.

This is a paid feature.

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It’s perfect for use on Twitter, Facebook, and cell phone text messages where every character counts.

To use shortlinks, go to any already published post (or publish something new!). A “Get Shortlink” button will be visible under the Post title. When you click it, a dialog box will appear with the shortlink and you can copy and paste to Twitter, Facebook or wherever your heart desires.


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Widget VisibilityControl which pages your widgets appear on with Widget Visibility.

To control visibility, expand the widget and click the Visibility button next to the Save button, and then, choose a set of visibility options.

For example, if you wanted the Archives widget to only appear on category archives and error pages, choose "Show" from the first dropdown and then add two rules: "Page is 404 Error Page" and "Category is All Category Pages."

You can also hide widgets based on the current page. For example, if you don't want the Archives widget to appear on search results pages, choose "Hide" and "Page is Search results."


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Data BackupsWith a monthly subscription, the VaultPress plugin will backup your site’s content, themes, and plugins in real-time, as well as perform regular security scans for common threats and attacks.

This is a paid feature.

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