Owning a website is just like any other multi-part project, whether it’s teaching a class of students, running a household, or managing a business: the more you know about what’s happening, the better you can keep things operating safely and smoothly.
Continue reading → Four Things You Can Do with Jetpack’s Activity Log
If you’re a successful blogger with a lot of posts, congratulations! Getting to where you are today took a lot of hard work, dedication, and passion.
But the more content you have, the harder it can be for visitors to find what they’re looking for quickly and easily. What’s the solution? Adding a high-quality search engine to your blog.
Continue reading → Why the Best Bloggers Need Solid Site Search
Hosting companies play an invaluable role in building and managing your website. Not only are they responsible for storing the files that make web pages available to people around the world, they have a significant impact on site speed, security, and scalability.
The hosting landscape is competitive, so providers work hard to offer effective tools that add value to every site they host. That’s why we’re honored that Bluehost recommends Jetpack as an essential WordPress plugin.
Continue reading → Bluehost and Jetpack: Working Together for Better Website Management
As your website grows, it becomes challenging for visitors to find exactly what they need. More posts and pages mean more things to search, and more chances of finding irrelevant content. The default WordPress search can strain your server, slowing your site down for everyone.
Jetpack Search is a powerful search solution backed by Elasticsearch, Jetpack Stats, and our globally distributed data centers. We process your data with multiple technologies for a modern search experience that improves website engagement, so visitors can search, refine their results, and find the content and products that interest them. And now you can add it to your website as a standalone search solution with Jetpack 8.4.
Continue reading → Re-introducing Jetpack Search for WordPress Sites
Have you ever used a new piece of technology and immediately wished you could poke around inside — “How’d they do that?” Us too! Luckily, the open source ethos that informs everything we do means that the guts of the new Jetpack Search are there for the poking.
For a change this big, we also thought it’d be useful to share why we felt large changes to our architecture were necessary in order to improve the search experience.
Continue reading → The New Jetpack Search Architecture
As a business owner, you have an endless to-do list and managing your website probably falls to the bottom of the list. Dealing with clients, working with employees, creating marketing plans, managing inventory, and calling vendors seem more immediate than editing a blog post or updating a plugin.
But managing your website and keeping it updated play a critical role in the success of your business. What happens if you neglect it?
Continue reading → Jetpack and the WordPress App: Manage Your Site On the Go
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?
Continue reading → Four Reasons Web Development Agencies Need Jetpack Activity
Most of us purchase car insurance, home insurance, life insurance, or one of the other plans that insure everything from motorcycles to vacations. Why? Because we want to protect our most important assets.
As a business owner, your website is one of your most important assets. You’ve invested time and money into it, and it may store important customer or client data — not to mention that it’s how you present your business to the world. If your site goes down or is lost, that’s all in jeopardy.
Continue reading → How to Back Up Your WordPress Website with Jetpack
A successful website requires consistent management and upkeep, especially if you have multiple users and contributors. But if you’re as busy as most entrepreneurs, you may not have the time to keep track of every action on your site.
Continue reading → How the Jetpack Activity Log Helps You Manage a WordPress Site