Every single site is different: different designs, different content, different objectives and goals. But there’s one thing that is true for all of them: they need to be online! Whatever your site’s goals, you’ll only meet them if your website is accessible and running smoothly.
Almost every day, we hear from customers who use our backup service because they’ve experienced an outage in the past. They don’t want to repeat the experience of scrambling to rebuild their site again from bits and pieces of old backups, internet archives, and memory.
In hindsight, everyone says that what they should have done is invest in a backup service right away — because every site, no matter its size, design, or goals, needs to be backed up.
Continue reading → Why Every Site Should Have Backups
Do you use hooks to customize Jetpack’s default behaviour? Are you a fan of our Hook of the Month series? Then you’ll love our new code reference!
Continue reading → Announcing: developer.jetpack.com
Whether you’re a blogger, a business owner, or a developer – Jetpack comes with many different features you can use to build your site, write your posts, and promote them. However, you may not use all of these features. This month, we’ll discover how to use filters to customize the list of features added by Jetpack.
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Use filters to customize the Jetpack features available on your site
Whether you’re a developer managing multiples client sites or you only post to a personal blog, Jetpack Manage unlocks a ton of awesome features to help you stay on top of your site. These are just a few of my favorite parts of Jetpack Manage — tools that are valuable no matter how many sites you have:
Before reading on, set up Jetpack Manage to get the most out of these tips!
Continue reading → Benefits of Jetpack Manage
Jetpack’s sharing buttons look good, are simple to use, and include several hooks allowing you to customize every single aspect of the module. Let’s learn to use some of these hooks together!
Use filters to customize sharing buttons on your site
If you’re creating WordPress websites for clients, Jetpack adds a number of features to your client sites without the need for a dozen different plugins — reducing the technical debt that you need to maintain, and saving you time and your clients money. Here are some of our favorite tips for using Jetpack to streamline your work with clients.
Continue reading → Using Jetpack for Client Sites – Updates and Improvements
Did you know you could create contact forms with Jetpack? This month, we’ll discover different ways to customize these forms on your site.
Use filters to customize Contact Forms on your site
Are you familiar with Jetpack Subscriptions? This month, we’ll use filters to customize this module, and control which posts should be sent to your subscribers.
Jetpack’s Subscriptions module sends an email to your subscribers every time you publish a new post. That’s practical, but sometimes you may not want to bother your subscribers for something that might not be interesting to them.
Use filters to take control of Jetpack Subscriptions