Ready to add new features to your WordPress website, keep your site secure, and increase traffic? This 35-part tutorial series by WordPress educator, Zac Gordon, provides an introduction to each of the modules in Jetpack, the all-in-one plugin for WordPress.
This is the best $24 you’ll ever spend if you activate Jetpack on your WordPress site.” — Chris Lema, WordPress Advisor
Jetpack is a single plugin that gives you the most powerful features from WordPress.com, connecting your self-hosted WordPress site to WordPress.com’s infrastructure to take advantage of detailed stats, easy social sharing, and a whole lot more!
With Jetpack, you can:
- Install dozens of powerful features with just a click.
- Boost your site’s traffic, security, and performance.
- Add new tools to make creating and publishing your content easier.
- Get regular updates and new features from the same folks who build WordPress.com.
Jetpack is loaded with features. But what do all those features do? And which ones should you add to your site? With all those features, Jetpack can be a bit overwhelming at first. That's why we created this 35-part introduction to Jetpack. This course will teach you how to install and configure each of Jetpack's features to take your WordPress website to the next level. By the end of this course, you'll have a solid understanding of all the features in Jetpack!
About the Instructor, Zac Gordon
Zac Gordon is a professional educator with years of experience teaching in the classroom, leading workshops, giving talks and recording online courses. He has taught a range of web-related topics, but his teaching passion is WordPress.
Ready to get started?
- How to Install Jetpack
- Increase Traffic to Your Site
- Optimize Your Site for SEO
- Monitor and Protect Against Attacks
- Backup Your Site
- Increase Subscriptions
- Connect and Engage Your Readers
- Improve Writing and Content Creation
- Add 30+ Handy New Features!
- Over an Hour of Training!
- Closed Captioned Videos!
- Ask questions. Get expert answers!
The Jetpack Manage module enables you to monitor and manage all of your WordPress sites from a centralized dashboard.
Jetpack Notifications enables you to receive instant notifications in your dashboard or your mobile device when anyone comments on your site.
Jetpack JSON API
The JSON API is an advanced feature that enables developers to manage and access your site’s content via the REST API.
The Jetpack Omnisearch feature enables you to search your entire WordPress database from a single field in your dashboard, including posts, pages, comments, media, and custom fields.
Jetpack Sharing adds buttons that give your readers the ability to easily share your content with Twitter, Facebook, and a host of other services.
Jetpack’s Publicize feature automatically shares your site’s posts on social media networks whenever you publish a new post.
Jetpack Related Posts
Jetpack Related Posts increases page views by showing your visitors related content from your site at the bottom of your posts.
Jetpack Comments allows your visitors to use their WordPress.com, Twitter, or Facebook accounts when commenting on your site.
Jetpack Likes gives your visitors an easy way to show they appreciate your content with a simple click.
Jetpack Subscriptions lets visitors to your site sign up to receive notifications of your latest posts and comments.
Gravatar Hovercards adds a pop-up window over your commenters’ Gravatar images that contains more information about that person whenever they leave a comment on one of your posts.
Jetpack Sitemaps make it easy for search engines to find your site and include it in relevant search results.
Jetpack Enhanced Distribution
Enhanced Distribution allows your blog’s public content to be included in the WordPress.com stream, increasing your reach and traffic.
Jetpack Site Verification
Site Verification establishes your site’s authenticity with external services like Google Search Console, Bing Webmaster Center, and Pinterest.
Jetpack Protect protects your site against malicious login attempts and brute force attacks on your site.
Jetpack Monitor checks your site every five minutes, and alerts you immediately if your site goes down, 24/7.
Jetpack Single Sign On
Single Sign On lets your site’s visitors log into your site using their WordPress.com account.
Jetpack Tiled Galleries
Jetpack Tiled Galleries lets you display your image galleries in three new styles: a rectangular mosaic, a square mosaic, and a circular grid.
Photon speeds up the loading of images and photos on your site. That means less load on your web server and faster images for your readers.
Jetpack’s Carousel displays your images and galleries in a gorgeous, full-screen browsing experience with comments.
Jetpack Extra Sidebar Widgets
The Extra Sidebar Widgets module adds several new widgets to your blog, including RSS Links to Twitter Timelines, Facebook Like Boxes, and more.
Jetpack Widget Visibility
The Widget Visibility module enables you to configure widgets to appear only on certain pages (or be hidden on certain pages) by using the Visibility panel.
Jetpack Custom CSS
The Custom CSS Editor allows you to customize the appearance of your theme without the need to create a child theme or worry about theme updates overwriting your customizations.
Jetpack Infinite Scroll
Infinite Scrolling automatically loads more posts when the reader approaches the bottom of the page, rather than having to click a link to get to the next set of posts.
Jetpack Mobile Theme
Jetpack’s Mobile Theme displays your content in a clean, lightweight, uncluttered interface, making it easy for mobile visitors to access your site faster.
Jetpack WP.me Shortlinks
Shortlinks creates short, simple links for your posts and pages, making it easier to share your content on social media sites.
Jetpack Shortcode Embeds
Shortcode Embeds allow you to easily embed videos from YouTube, tweets from Twitter, and other media across the web directly in to your site without any coding.
Jetpack Contact Form
Jetpack Contact Form lets you easily create and insert a customizable contact form anywhere on your site.
Jetpack Spelling and Grammar
Jetpack can check your spelling, style, and grammar using proofreading technology from After the Deadline.
Markdown lets you compose posts and comments with links, lists, and other styles using regular characters and punctuation marks instead of complicated HTML code.
Jetpack Post by Email
Post by Email is an easy way to publish posts on your blog by simply writing and sending an email from any email client instead of using the post editor.
Jetpack Beautiful Math
Beautiful Math lets you use LaTeX markup for writing complex mathematical equations, formulas, and more.