Default Features

After you activate and connect Jetpack, our most useful features are enabled by default:

  • Contact Form — Offer your readers the ability to contact you without giving them a personal email address.
  • Enhanced Distribution — Allows your content to be included in the “firehose” of public blog content.
  • Brute Force Attack Protection — Protects your site from unwanted login attempts.
  • JSON API — Authorizes applications and services to securely connect to your blog and allows them to use your content or offer you new functionality.
  • Notifications — Receive notifications for new comments and Likes in your admin bar and mobile device.
  • Plugin Updates — This allows you to choose which plugins update automatically.
  • Site Stats — View site visits by date and most popular Pages and Posts.
  • Site Verification — It allows you to verify Bing, Facebook, Google, Pinterest, and Yandex services.

This isn’t all Jetpack offers, we offer much more, but these are just the features activated automatically when you install and connect Jetpack.

You can control which features Jetpack activates by default using the jetpack_get_default_modules filter.

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Full List of Features

Jetpack is the ultimate toolkit for WordPress, giving you everything you need for a professional site.

It includes the following features:

  • Backups* — Save every change and get back online quickly with one‑click backup restores.
  • Beautiful Math — Use the LaTeX markup language for writing complex mathematical equations, formulas, and more.
  • Brute force attack protection (former Protect) — Protect your site from traditional and distributed brute force attacks.
  • Business Hours Block — Allows you to display your business’s opening hours on your site.
  • Carousel — Display a gorgeous full-screen photo browsing experience with comments and EXIF metadata.
  • Comments — Replace your default comment form with an improved system with integrated social media login options.
  • Comment Likes — Allows readers to like other comments to show their agreement, approval, or appreciation.
  • Contact Info Block — Lets you add your contact information (email address, physical address, phone number) to any post or page.
  • Contact Form (Classic Editor) / Form block — Offer your readers the ability to get in touch, without giving out your personal email address.
  • Custom CSS — Customize the appearance of your theme without creating a child theme or worrying about updates overwriting your customizations.
  • Custom Content Types — Adds custom post types (CPTs) to your site.
  • Enhanced Distribution — Allows your content to be included in the “firehose” of public blog content.
  • Extra Sidebar Widgets — Extra widgets you can add to your blog, including RSS Links, Twitter Timelines, and Facebook Like Boxes.
  • Gif Block — Allows you to easily search for and embed an animated GIF image from Giphy directly into a post or page on your WordPress site.
  • Gravatar Hovercards — Make your Gravatar profile visible to those viewing your blog.
  • Google Analytics — Track your WordPress site statistics thanks to Google Analytics.
  • Infinite Scroll — Pulls the next posts automatically into view when the reader approaches the bottom of the page.
  • JSON API — Authorizes applications and services to securely connect to your blog, and allows them to use your content or offer you new functionality.
  • Lazy Images — Makes pages load faster by only loading images that are on the screen, and loads other images as the user scrolls
  • Likes — Allows readers to show their appreciation for your posts with a single click.
  • Map Block — Allows you to add a map to any post or page on your site.
  • Markdown (Classic Editor) / Markdown Block — Allows you to compose posts and comments with links, lists, and other styles using regular characters and punctuation marks. Markdown is used by writers and bloggers who want a quick and easy way to write rich text without having to take their hands off the keyboard.
  • Monitor — Alerts you via email if your site goes down.
  • Notifications — Receive notifications for new comments and Likes in your admin bar and on your mobile device.
  • Pinterest Block — Allows you to embed boards, profiles, and pins to your site.
  • Plugin Management — Allows you to choose which plugins update automatically.
  • Post by Email — Publish posts using any email client.
  • Jetpack Social* — Share new posts on social media networks automatically, or schedule future shares with custom messages.
  • Payments* — Add a payment button specifically for recurring donations, using Stripe as the payment gateway.
  • Related Posts (Classic Editor) / Related Posts Block — Show contextual posts your visitors might be interested in reading after they’re done with their current post.
  • Repeat Visitor Block — Enables the author to control the visibility of its nested block(s) depending on how many times a visitor has previously visited the page.
  • Security Scanning* — Anti-virus, malware, and threat detection for your WordPress site with automated resolution.
  • Search* — A powerful replacement for WordPress’ built-in search, powered by Elasticsearch in the cloud
  • SEO Tools — Optimize your site for search engines by taking advantage of our SEO tools.
  • Sharing — Adds sharing buttons to your blog posts so readers can easily share your content.
  • Shortcode Embeds — Embed videos from YouTube, tweets from Twitter, and other media across the web.
  • Simple Payments Block* — Lets you add a payment button to any post or page, and immediately start accepting PayPal payments for physical products, digital goods, or donations.
  • Single Sign On — Use your credentials to register for and sign into self-hosted WordPress sites quickly and securely.
  • Site Accelerator — Helps your pages load faster by allowing Jetpack to optimize your images and serve your images and static files (like CSS and JavaScript) from our global network of servers.
  • Site Stats — View site visits by date, as well as most popular Pages and Posts.
  • Site Verification — Verify your site for use with Google, Bing, and Pinterest and their tools.
  • Sitemaps — Generate a list of pages to be indexed by search engines like Google or Bing.
  • Slideshow Block — Lets you insert an image slideshow into a post or page. 
  • Spam Filtering* — Automatically filter out spam comments, product reviews, or contact form submissions.
  • Star Rating Block — Allows any site author to add reviews to the site
  • Subscriptions (Classic Editor) / Subscription Form Block — Allow visitors to receive notifications of your latest posts or comments.
  • Tiled Galleries (Classic Editor) / Tiled Galleries Block — Display your image galleries in three different styles: a rectangular mosaic, a square mosaic, and a circular grid.
  • Video Hosting* (Classic Editor) / VideoPress Block — Upload videos for fast, reliable hosting on
  • Shortlinks — Generate short and simple links to your content using the domain.
  • Widget Visibility — Configure widgets to appear only on specific pages.
  • WordAds* —Earn income by displaying high-quality ads on your site.
  • Toolbar — The Toolbar feature replaces the default admin bar and offers quick links to the Reader, all your sites, your profile, and notifications.

Many Jetpack features related to content are available as blocks. For a complete list, visit our Jetpack Blocks page.

* Requires a paid upgrade.

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