Many “plug-ins” give WordPress websites near superpowers. Jetpack is one of them.
Jetpack is a suite of great add-ons, all in a nice bundle that used to require multiple plug-ins and frequent updating. Jetpack is from Automattic, which is the same team behind WordPress.com, so everything gets along nicely.
- Better feedback on your site’s popularity with WordPress.com Stats
- Simple and concise stats with no extra load on your server
- Goof insurance with with After The Deadline, an artificial intelligence-based spell, style, and grammar checker
- Social features from Sharedaddy (including sharing posts on Twitter, Facebook, StumbleUpon and many others)
- Twitter Widget for your latest, most brilliant 140-character thoughts
- Email subscriptions for your blog posts and post’s comments
- and there’s lots more!
- The WP.me URL shortener
- Hovercard popups for your commenters via Gravatar
- Easily embedded media from popular sites like YouTube, Digg and Vimeo
- A simple way to include beautiful mathematical expressions on your site
All this and Jetpack is a Diamond Sponsor of WordCamp Nashville 2012. A hearty thanks for helping put Music City USA on the WordCamp map. We see many successful downloads in your future.
Check out Jetpack for more details, because those folks are always adding more good stuff.