Without a doubt, WordPress is one of the most popular content management systems on the planet and for good reason too. To start with it possesses an interface that is user-friendly and easy to use, and don’t forget, it is free!
The beauty of WordPress is not based on the above points alone, another very prominent reason WordPress is so much fun to use is due to the array of plugins available for the software. These plugins make it so seamless to perform certain tasks on the software. Among these wide array of plugins, there is one that particularly stands out and that is the Jetpack plugin.
Why Should I Use Jetpack?
- It is easy to install and learn: To install Jetpack, all you need to do is go to plugins, then “Add New”, then when the search box pops up, type “jetpack”. When you do this, the plugin will be the first in your search results and all you need to do is to hit the “install now” button and that’s it (except you’re yet to open a wordpress.com account, which is important so you can link it to your blog. It’s free so you can always do it). Once installed, its icon will show at
the top of the page and you just need a click whenever you want to use it. All its functions are displayed in a tab and it offers a “learn more” option for all its features.
- Easy provision of site statistics: With the click of a button, you can easily access all your site statistics with Jetpack, even for multi-author blogs. This provide a whole new level of upgrade to Google Analytics, as the stats are very easy to understand.
- Easy comments and subscriptions: Most WordPress users usually experience real dilemma, when it comes to facilitating comments and subscriptions from users and they usually need loads of plugin for this. With Jetpack, this problem is easily solved.
- Ease of article sharing: When looking to set up social sharing buttons for WordPress sites, you usually find yourself needing a totally new them that does the job or a new plugin or even manually coding it in yourself. But with Jetpack, you can easily incorporate sharing buttons for all posts on your blog, with absolute ease. All you need is just select from the list of social sites and drag it down. That does it.