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How to disable the Login with WordPress.com prompt

One of my self hosted WordPress sites kept offering me to login with my WordPress.com credentials. I find that mindnumbingly annoying, since I don’t use WordPress.com (nor can I remember my credentials). Thankfully there’s an easy way to switch this prompt off. This integration comes courtesy of Jetpack. There’s an option under Jetpack – Settings … Read more

How to disable JetPack nag messages in the WordPress Admin interface

I really like WordPress, and I really like JetPack. I use the plugin on many client websites, who usually have their own WordPress.com  account, which is necessary to enable the plugin successfully. Most of them however choose not to sign up for a payment plan, which as of 2017 leads to (now rather annoyingly frequent) … Read more

How to display Jetpack stats per post in WordPress

Some websites employ this or similar technologies to show how many views a single post has had. I was wondering how they did that without starting to count stats that have already been counted for several years, either by Google or by Jetpack.

Yesterday I came across this post by a WordPress dev named Topher about how to render Jetpack Stats: http://wpgr.org/2013/03/02/rendering-jetpack-stats/

I decided to test this in TwentyThirteen, and it works a treat – here’s how to do it. The principle will of course work with any theme.

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What is the Prove your Humanity login feature in WordPress

Some of my clients have recently noticed a new math question on their WordPress login screen. It prompts to Prove your humanity in addition to your user name and password. This feature was recently introduced in Jetpack as part of the Protect Feature, which prevents hackers from trying to gain access to your WordPress site via … Read more

How to fix JetPack 3.0 Sharing Icons in P2

JetPack 3.0 was released yesterday and it had quite a facelift: a new menu structure, dozens of graphical tweaks and a new set of Social Icons for sharing your posts. Those work well out of the box in TwentyThirteen and TwentyFourteen – but not in P2. Here’s how we can fix the problem. First let … Read more

How to share your posts on Google Plus publicly via JetPack

I’ve decided to start using Google Plus more in 2014. Thanks to JetPack 2.7 it’s a breeze to publish my posts on Google Plus without having to share them manually. What I’ve noticed though was that by default all my posts were appearing as “privately shared” only. As I’d like the widest audience possible I … Read more