What can Jetpack do for you?

The WordPress Jetpack Plugin is a toolbox of plugins to help improve your WordPress site, developed by the same people that brought you WordPress, Automattic. Some of the features are free, whilst the Personal ($39/year), Premium ($99/year) & Professional ($299/year) editions will give you additional features.

Jetpack Website

Free Features

  • Notifications – Sends you instant notifications of site comments and likes
  • JSON API – Allow applications to securely access your content
  • *Site Stats – Monitors traffic to your site and gives you statistics to help you get insight into your site
  • *Sharing – Social buttons on your posts so readers can share your content on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Tumblr, Reddit, and WhatsApp
  • *Publicize – Makes it easy to share your site’s posts on several social media networks automatically when you publish a new post
  • *Related Posts – Offload the complex processing of finding related posts to their servers
  • *Comments – Allow comments with WordPress.com, Twitter, Facebook, or Google+
  • *Likes – Give visitors an easy way to show they appreciate your content on WordPress.com
  • *Subscriptions – Notify your readers of new posts and comments by email
  • Gravatar Hovercards – Enable pop-up business cards over commenters’ Gravatars
  • Sitemaps – Make it easy for search engines to find your site
  • Enhanced Distribution – Increase reach and traffic
  • *Site Verification – Establish your site’s authenticity with external services
  • *Protect/BruteProtect – Brute force attack protection from malicious login attempts
  • Monitor – Downtime and uptime monitoring
  • Akismet – State-of-the-art spam defence, a paid version has more features
  • *Single Sign On – Secure user and two-factor authentication with WordPress.com
  • *Tiled Galleries – Display image galleries in a variety of elegant arrangements
  • Photon – A high-speed image CDN for your images, offload your images to their servers so that your site loads faster
  • *Carousel – Display images and galleries in a gorgeous, full-screen browsing experience
  • *Extra Sidebar Widgets – Sidebar customization including Facebook, Twitter, and RSS feeds. Including blog stats, calendar, and author widgets
  • Widget Visibility – Control where widgets appear on your site
  • *Custom CSS – Tweak your site’s CSS without modifying your theme
  • *Infinite Scroll – Automatically load new content when a visitor scrolls
  • Mobile Theme – Optimise your site for smartphones and tablets
  • WP.me Shortlinks – Create short and simple links for all posts and pages
  • Shortcode Embeds – Embed media from popular sites without any coding
  • Contact Form – Fully-customizable contact forms
  • *Spelling and Grammar – Check your spelling, style, and grammar
  • Markdown – Write posts or pages in plain-text Markdown syntax
  • Post by Email – Publish posts by sending an email
  • Beautiful Math – Use LaTeX markup for complex equations and other geekery
  • *Custom Content Types – Organise and display different types of content on your site. Enable Portfolio or Testimonials

*Has configurable options on site

Paid Features

  • SEO Tools – Search engine optimization tools for Google, Bing, Twitter, Facebook, and WordPress.com
  • Ads – Advertising program that includes the best of AdSense, Facebook Ads, AOL, Amazon, Google AdX, and Yahoo
  • Google Analytics – Set up Google Analytics without touching a line of code.
  • Security Scanning – Malware scanning, code scanning, and threat resolution
  • Site Backups/VaultPress – Site backups, restores, and migrations
  • VideoPress – High-speed, ad-free, and high-definition video hosting