WordPress Announcements News and Information
WordPress Announcements News and Information

WordPress Release Jetpack

Today Automattic have released the first version of Jetpack.

Jetpack is a new plugin with a collection of the most-requested features as one easy bundle: Hovercards, Stats, After the Deadline, Twitter widget, shortcodes, shortlinks, easy Facebook/Twitter/WordPress sharing buttons (Sharedaddy), and Latex, with more to follow.

Version 1.1 of Jetpack includes:

Gravatar Hovercards: Find out who’s commenting on your posts with enhanced information for Gravatars (includes full name, bio, other web profiles).

WordPress.com Stats: Keep on top of your traffic with powerful and simple to understand statistics for your site.

Twitter Widget: Keep your readers more up to date by syncing your tweets to your site via a simple widget.

Shortcodes: Quickly add movies, images, and more to your posts and pages with a single line of code.

Shortlinks: Automatically creates an easy to copy/paste mini-url for any post on your site.

Latex Use the famous markup language to quickly create beautiful mathematical expressions and equations.

Sharedaddy: Your readers can easily share your posts via email or their favorite social networks.

After the Deadline: Your writing will improve thanks to this artificial intelligence based spell, style, and grammar checker.

Some of these features use the powerful WordPress.com cloud, others are popular features provided for the convenience of not having to install and manage several separate plugin installations.

You can download Jetpack, and learn more about the features, from Jetpack.me.

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