#SmallBusinessWeek Day 3: Spotlight on Securing your Business Site

Continuing with our #SmallBusinessWeek celebration, today the spotlight is on how Jetpack protects your business site from unwelcome attention and, more crucially, how using Jetpack means you can recover from problems. Neglect. Day by day, week by week, month by month, if a building is not maintained cracks will appear, rust will take hold, and eventually, the roof will cave in when you least expect it to.

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Jetpack 4.9: New Widgets and Many Small Improvements

Following last month’s big redesign, we focused this next release on a few new widgets and several performance improvements and bug fixes. This release makes three new widgets available for use on your site: EU Cookie Law Banner widget: allows you to display the standard confirmation required by EU law that gives site visitors the ability to accept site cookies.

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Jetpack 4.8.2: fixing more PHP version incompatibilities

This release is recommended for all users. After releasing Jetpack 4.8 earlier this week, we immediately noticed some issues that we had missed during Beta testing. We released Jetpack 4.8.1 on Thursday to address those issues, but unfortunately noticed a few more issues since then: On sites running PHP versions below 5.4, it was sometimes impossible to activate or deactivate some of the features via the new Settings screen.

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Join our Affiliate Program: Get a 20% Revenue Share for Every Referral

We are now accepting applications to join our affiliate program. Join us in promoting products WordPress professionals and users love. Jetpack’s paid plans help WordPress site owners to improve their site’s security, speed, reach, and revenue – with full data backups, automated malware scanning, high-speed video delivery, an ad program, and SEO tools.

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Improved Stats and Distraction-Free Editing

It’s often the little things that count – especially when it comes to your stats and writing. Based on valuable feedback from the community, we have just launched a few improvements that we think you’ll really love. Today First: Now when you visit a site’s stats, you’ll see the Days view first, with data displayed for the last 30 days.

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Jetpack 4.6: Google Analytics Integration, PHP 7.1 Compatibility, and Publicize Improvements

Welcome to Jetpack 4.6, available now for upgrade or installation. This release includes: Google Analytics integration PHP 7.1 compatibility Publicize improvements Enhancements to shortcodes and widgets Existing and new Professional Plan customers now benefit from simpler Google Analytics setup and integration. Activate Google’s popular stats tool without any need to manually update theme files, templates, or installing additional plugins.

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Jetpack 4.1: Secure Sign On Improvements, Two New Sharing Buttons, and More

Jetpack 4.1 is here, and it’s packed with performance improvements, new features, improvements to existing features, and bug fixes! We’ve improved Jetpack’s performance by making calls to the database more efficient. Essentially, Jetpack is doing less on each page load, making things faster.

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Jetpack 4.0.3: Critical Security Update

Jetpack 4.0.3 contains a critical security update, and you should update all the sites you manage as soon as possible. You can update through your dashboard, or download Jetpack manually here. We found a vulnerability in the way that some Jetpack shortcodes are processed. This bug has existed since Jetpack 2.0, released in November 2012.

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Jetpack 4.0.3: Critical Security Update

Jetpack 4.0.3 contains a critical security update, and you should update all the sites you manage as soon as possible. You can update through your dashboard, or download Jetpack manually here. We found a vulnerability in the way that some Jetpack shortcodes are processed. This bug has existed since Jetpack 2.0, released in November 2012.

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Hook of the Month: Customizing Sharing Buttons

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! Whether your site uses Jetpack’s Mobile Theme or a responsive theme, it’s sometimes useful to remove sharing buttons on mobile devices.

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Jetpack 3.9.3 and 3.9.4: Maintenance and Compatibility Releases

Jetpack 3.9.4 is now available for download. We’ve fixed a number of bugs and added several enhancements, including compatibility with the new Custom Logo feature coming to WordPress 4.5. We recommend that you update your sites to the latest version as soon as possible. Jetpack 3.9.3 Custom Logo Custom Logos are a new feature coming to…

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5 years in, Jetpack is soaring higher than ever!

Today is a big day: Jetpack turns five! On March 9th, 2011, a five-person team within Automattic released Jetpack 1.0 in an effort to extend a few excellent WordPress.com features to folks who host their own WordPress. Today, our team of 50 is proud to celebrate Jetpack’s 5th birthday, along with millions of our users…

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Jetpack 3.9.2: Maintenance and Security Release

Jetpack 3.9.2 is now available for download. We’ve added two security updates as well as several bug fixes and enhancements. We recommend that you update your sites to the latest version as soon as possible. Security updates Beautiful Math: there was a potential XSS vulnerability when parsing LaTeX markup within HTML elements.

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Jetpack users: Publish from your desktop with the WordPress.com app for Mac!

Great news for Jetpack users! With the release of the new WordPress.com, there are some exciting improvements for Jetpack users, too! The Jetpack plugin now gives your self-hosted sites access to the new WordPress.com publishing and site-building tools — and the brand new WordPress.com app for Mac, along with a host of features to speed up, secure, and simplify site…

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Jetpack: Protection From Brute Force XML-RPC Attacks

You may have read the recent news report from Sucuri about the latest vulnerability to your WordPress XML-RPC file: Brute Force Amplification Attacks via WordPress XML-RPC Brute force attacks against XML-RPC are one of the oldest and most common types of attacks to your site. Recently, according to Sucuri’s post above, attackers have found a…

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Jetpack 3.7 – Simpler UI, Support for Development Sites, and More!

Hang on to your hats! Jetpack 3.7 is now available for your self-hosted WordPress sites with some great updates to the user interface, support for development sites, and more! We heard you! Jetpack now provides a much simpler user interface that gives you quick and easy access for turning various features on and off with a single click.

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Jetpack 3.6 – Updated Social Widgets, Jetpack CLI, and More!

Jetpack 3.6 has some great updates to the Extra Sidebar Widgets, improvements to Jetpack CLI, introducing a new Jetpack connection interface, and much more! Here’s a little taste of the great things we’ve added in Jetpack 3.6: Extra Sidebar Widgets Updates We’ve made some great improvements to a few existing widgets and added a new…

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Jetpack 3.4: Protect, Secure, and Simplify

With Jetpack 3.4, we’ve added new security features to protect your Jetpack-connected WordPress sites from bot net attacks. We’ve also taken some first steps to create a simplified interface for how you interact with Jetpack. Your WordPress, Secured. Brute force attacks are a growing concern for many website administrators.

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Jetpack 3.3: A Single Home for all your WordPress Sites

With the release of Jetpack 3.3 this week, we bring you a new centralized dashboard from which you can manage all your WordPress sites — both your WordPress.com and your Jetpack-connected sites, regardless of where they’re hosted. All Your Sites. One Dashboard. From day one, Jetpack’s mission has been to bring feature parity between WordPress…

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Jetpack 3.2: Speed Improvements and a Centralized Posting Experience

Last week we released Jetpack 3.2, bringing you speed improvements and a centralized posting experience. Speed Improvements We’ve improved the caching mechanism for Related Posts. Previously, you’d have to wait up to 12 hours for the cache to flush and related posts to appear on newly-published posts.

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How to increase your blog’s traffic with Jetpack

Jetpack comes with a set of features specifically designed to help you increase your site’s traffic and grow your audience. That is after all the reason we build websites and blogs and write content – for people to see them, read them and enjoy them 🙂 Jetpack helps you tackle this along two fronts: attracting…

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Jetpack 3.0: Now landing at a blog near you

What good are dozens of features if they’re hard to find and use? Welcome to Jetpack 3.0, with a completely overhauled admin interface that makes configuring and managing Jetpack quick, easy, and fun. (Yes, fun!) Jetpack Dashboard The new Jetpack Dashboard provides a quick overview of all Jetpack’s powerful features — sort by category, alphabetical order, or by…

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