Jetpack fuel’s your blog to get Cloud power

by HEMANTH KUMAR on March 10, 2011

jetpack-wordpress-pluginAutomattic decided to give Cloud power to the self-hosted users. The plugin Jectpack supercharges your self-hosted WordPress site or blog. The great and beautiful features of will come to with this one plugin for free. Simply it’s a bridge between and It’s a dream came true for users as well as Matt Mullenweg. cloud goodies are ready for users to fuel their blogs.

For those who don’t know about WordPress, is a centralized blogging platform maintained and supported by Automattic, is a open source CMS blog platform for self-hosted users. is fully customizable and under full control of the user. So, if you host a blog or site, you have complete responsibility to maintain, updating new features and more. is not in your control but it has good and easy to features that are not included in If you have your blog at, you no need to worry about anything, it will be completely maintained by Automattic team.

With this Jetpack users will get all the new features from, “These cloud goodies are earlier available for the users who hosted at But now its not a matter where you hosted, If you are using WordPress you are a family member and you will get all those cloud goodies”, said Matt. The one click installtion of is now Jetpack enabled on some big hosting companies like DreamHost, Bluehost, Godaddy, HostGator, Media Temple and Network Solutions.

The launching version of Jetpack includes Stats, Gravatar Hovercards, Twitter Widget, Shortlinks, Facebook/Twitter/WordPress sharing buttons (Sharedaddy), LaTeX, After the Deadline and Shortcode Embeds. So, one Jetpack plugin will replace around 20 plugins. Still more features are coming soon.

Download Jectpack plugin and upload it in to your WordPress plugins directory. Then go to administration, in plugins activate Jetpack.


Now your Jetpack is almost ready, you have to connect it to using your user id and password, which you are already using for Stats plugin. Here you no need to enter the API key.


Enter your user name and password and authorize Jetpack to connect to


Now it will be connected to from your and ready to supercharge your blog. Just configure what ever features you want.


Thank you Matt Mullenweg for giving this great features to users under GPL and for free. Code is Poetry and WordPress is Chemistry of Bloggers.

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