About Jetpack

What is Jetpack?

Jetpack is the ultimate toolkit for WordPress. It gives you everything you need to secure, speed up, and grow your site in one place.

With Jetpack, you can:

  • Get a safer, stronger site via secure logins and protection from brute force attacks.
  • Load pages faster and make your visitors happy with our lightning-fast CDN.
  • Increase your traffic through automatic social sharing, related content, site search, and customer management.

All these core features are free. Advanced features like backups, spam protection, and malware scanning can be added with one of our plans.

Ready to reach for the clouds? Install the latest version of Jetpack.


Who should install Jetpack?
Anyone who’s hosting their own WordPress-powered site and is looking for a single tool to help with their site design, traffic growth, and security.

If you’re hosted by WordPress.com, you already have Jetpack and all of its features built into your site.

What do I need to install Jetpack?
The requirements for installing and running Jetpack are listed here.

Jetpack installs just like any other plugin. Some hosting providers even auto-install Jetpack with WordPress, saving you the trouble.

Once you install Jetpack, you’ll be prompted to connect it to WordPress.com. If you don’t have an existing WordPress.com account, you’ll be asked to create one during the connection process.

For more detail on Jetpack’s system requirements, check out Getting Started with Jetpack.

Is Jetpack free?
Jetpack is and always will be free. Installation is free and doesn’t require you to enter any payment information.

Advanced Jetpack features like backups, malware scanning, and site search are included as part of our paid plans.

Ready to give Jetpack a try? Install the latest version here.

Is Jetpack safe?
WordPress security is at the heart of Jetpack. Besides backups, malware scanning, and spam protection, our paid Jetpack Security tools provide brute force attack protection, downtime monitoring, activity logging, and secure authentication. Learn more about Jetpack Security.

Does Jetpack have a mobile app?
Yes – with the Jetpack mobile app you can manage your site on the go, including:

  • Receive important notifications
  • Keep tabs on site activity
  • Restore a backup if necessary
  • Scan for malware
  • View valuable site stats

Get the Jetpack mobile app:

What is included in Jetpack?
To see the full list of features and options included in Jetpack, see here.

Does Jetpack slow down WordPress?
Over 5 million WordPress sites trust Jetpack for their website performance, security, and growth. Jetpack’s performance features include a free toolkit called “Boost” that helps make your WordPress site lightning‑fast. Learn more about Jetpack Boost.

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