Meet Filipe from Jetpack: A Designer with a Passion for Discovery

At Jetpack, our team members are usually busy tinkering under the hood to make sure everything is humming along and our customers are satisfied — but we interrupted one of them for an inside look at Jetpack and some valuable tips and tricks. 

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Jetpack 8.1: Ready for Twenty Twenty

Jetpack 8.1 is now available for download. Our first release of the new decade is a general maintenance release that fixes several bugs and improves compatibility between Jetpack, PHP 7.4, and the newest default WordPress theme, Twenty Twenty.

Here’s what’s new this month.

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How to Avoid Common WordPress Plugin Problems with Jetpack

One of WordPress’s biggest benefits is plugins, which let you expand your site’s functionality to meet your exact needs. There are no limits to the type or number of plugins you can install and activate — there are currently thousands available in the WordPress repository

But with this unlimited flexibility comes responsibility, since each plugin introduces its own set of potential issues, from site slowdowns to crashes. With a little knowledge and a little Jetpack, you can resolve the three most common challenges — or prevent them from happening in the first place.

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Comment Spam: Google Cares, and You Should Too

Community engagement is key to success for a blogger or online publisher, and that means comments. Allowing comments on blog posts encourages readers to express their opinions. It also provides an opportunity to increase your authority through conversations with inquiring minds and appreciative fans. Social media makes it easy to share articles, but there’s nothing quite like building a community on your own website or blog. 

But with a growing audience comes comment spam. These aren’t words of encouragement from loyal followers or legitimate questions from interested readers. These are the comments that are a little too formal, don’t quite make sense, or are pushing payday loans and cheap prescriptions on your post about baking bread. 

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Four Reasons Web Development Agencies Need Jetpack Activity

If you manage multiple client websites, it can be challenging to keep track of what’s happening on each one. After all, there are often lots of people involved in site management — your client, their employees or contractors, and your own team members.

What if something goes wrong? How can you find a fix as quickly as possible, understand who caused the issue, and prevent future problems?

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Meet Tracy from Jetpack: From NASA and the Navy to Happiness Engineer

At Jetpack, our Happiness Engineers are usually busy supporting our customers to ensure that they have everything they need for a successful website — but we interrupted one of them for an inside look at Jetpack and some valuable tips and tricks.

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Comparing Backup Solutions for WordPress Websites

As a website owner, you’ve spent months, maybe even years, developing content and getting your layout exactly the way you want. The last thing you want is to lose all of your hard work.

That’s where backups come into play. Regular, high-quality website backups are the best way to protect your valuable assets and restore your site if it ever goes down or is hacked.

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Why Your WordPress Website is Slow (and How to Fix it Fast)

Slow websites lead to lost traffic and revenue. According to Pingdom, load times are directly correlated with bounce rate — the percentage of people who leave your website without visiting more than one page.

More and more people browse the internet on mobile devices, which often have less-reliable internet connections. And not everyone lives in an area with good connectivity. If your website’s load time is long, you’re inaccessible to them.

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Meet Jeremy from Jetpack: Blogger Turned “Jetpack Mechanic”

At Jetpack, our team members are usually busy tinkering under the hood to make sure everything is humming along and our customers are satisfied — but we interrupted one of them for an inside look at Jetpack and some valuable tips and tricks.

Meet Jeremy, a Happiness Engineer turned Jetpack Mechanic.

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