This is a summary of my presentation for PressED – A WordPress and Education, Pedagogy and Research Conference on Twitter.
I’m a huge fan and repeat user of Martin Hawksey’s Twitter TAGS. If you are doing a class or project with activity around a hashtag, and you are not using this tool, just stop everything and set one up. It’s rather brilliant, a Google Spreadsheet with some Hawksey-ian script genius underneath...
WordPress filter to auto-linkify @names for Micro.blog
Archiving and digital legacy [ought] to be in the air. The bava has been at it; Jim has been cleaning up his pile pf past webs, like an abandoned Known and the OpenVA web site. He’s been writing about Archiving his Digital Past and the concept of an Archive of One’s Own. I’ve been harping s...
The only place I ever saw Highlights for Children magazine was at my dentist office, a short distraction while waiting for the drilling and fat fingers of weird old Dr Cooper. The tagline of the magazine was “Fun With a Purpose”. But no connection here, except the name, it’s a brand new Word...
Tiled surfaces are classy. And after doing one the method is learned quickly. Without knowing I was looking for it I found a seriously awesome WordPress plugin that I can see making a lot of use of.
Are you looking for the best alternatives to the Jetpack plugin for WordPress? Check out these best alternatives to the WordPress Jetpack plugin.
Like all things in life, Jetpack plugin comes with its own advantages and disadvantages that you need to keep in mind when choosing Jetpack alternatives.
### Pros of Using Jetpack Plugin
These are the advantages of using Jetpack plugin on your WordPress website.
- One plugin to rule them all. You get all essential features in one easy to manage package.
- Jetpack is highly optimized for performance with Automattic’s (company behind Jetpack and WordPress.com) powerful infrastructure running in the background.
- It has a nicer user interface than your typical WordPress plugins.
### Cons of Using Jetpack Plugin
Following are the disadvantages of using WordPress Jetpack plugin on your website.
- Using Jetpack requires you to create a WordPress.com account.
- The Jetpack core is free but many of its features require a paid subscription.
- It has limited email functionality. You cannot email your subscribers without publishing a blog post.
- Your website becomes dependent on one plugin which makes it harder to replace in the future.