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JetPack review – to use or not to use? We find out! (2018)

Jetpack review 

Whether you’re new to this industry, or whether you’ve been around for a while, one of the most popular plugins you’ve probably already heard about is JetPack. This plugin is one of the very first items you’ll find in the WP official directory and is also one with the highest number of installations.

The thing with popular plugins such as JetPack is this: you’ll find plenty of people who can’t live without it, whilst others think it’s the worst thing you can do to your fledgling website.

So who do you believe? The optimists or the naysayers? Should you install this plugin on your website? What are the advantages and disadvantages of using this product? Are some of the things you hear about this true, or are they just uninformed reviewers?

In today’s article, we’re going to perform a full Jetpack review, we’ll be looking at this item using our experience in the industry, but with an unbiased eye, looking at it with the expectation of somebody who has never used this plugin.

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A Complete Cloudways Review – is this cloud hosting service worth your time and money?

Cloudways Review

Today, in this Cloudways Review, we will show you how choosing the right cloud hosting platform can make a real impact on your business. When you’ve got a business to run, you really don’t have to worry about what how and where to manage cloud hosting.

You’ve got much more important things to do than figuring out how, where and how to grow your platform. You just want it to work. Period.

Let’s have a look at whether Cloudways is a good choice as a cloud hosting service.

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15+ Best WordPress Portfolio Themes for Creatives

Whether you’re a photographer, a painter, or a web designer, one thing remains a constant: You need a portfolio. After all, portfolios are the time-tested, best way to give potential clients a look into your


Figma Object Selection Tips

Welcome to this, the second post in our series of Figma tips. In this video we’ll be covering three tips to do with object selection, so let’s get started! Watch Tips [embedded content] 1. Select All

How to Use Git Version Control System in Linux [Comprehensive Guide]

Version Control (revision control or source control) is a way of recording changes to a file or collection of files over time so that you can recall specific versions later. A version control system...

Augmented Random Search —One of the Best RL Algs + What I Built

Augmented Random Search is truly one of the most mindblowing algorithms I’ve come across with my research in reinforcement learning. Augmented Random Search(ARS) is actually up to 15 TIMES FASTER than other algorithms with higher

Jack Dorsey on Twitter’s Role in Free Speech and Filter Bubbles

The Twitter CEO talks with WIRED Editor-in-Chief Nicholas Thompson about how the social media service is different today than 12 years ago.

How Much Time Should You Invest In Training?

An analytical approach to training, discipline, and automation. “Give me six hours to chop down a tree and I will spend the first four sharpening the ax.”– Not actually Abraham Lincoln This quote has almost

New – Managed Databases for Amazon Lightsail

makes it easy for you to get started with AWS. You choose the operating system (and optional application) that you want to run, pick an instance plan, and create an instance, all in a matter of minutes. offers low, predictable pricing, with instance plans that include compute power, storage, and data transfer: Managed Databases Today […]


11 Practical Web Animation Courses

Meaningful, well-designed animation can really enhance the user experience in your websites and apps. It can tell a story, aid in navigation, and so much more. If you want to know how to use animation

How to create a hard links in Linux or Unix nixCraft Updated Tutorials/Posts

I am a new Linux system user. How do I create a hard link in Linux / UNIX / Apple Mac OS X / BSD operating systems using the command line?Both Linux / UNIX allows

New Report Finds Regulatory News Boosts Cryptocurrency Prices

A new report has found that news stories about cryptocurrency regulation affect the price of Bitcoin and other cryptos. This might seem obvious to cryptocurrency watchers. However, what’s interesting is what the report found about

How to List All Virtual Hosts in Apache Web Server

Apache virtual host configuration allows you to run multiple websites on the same server, that means you can run more than one website on the same Apache web server. You simply create a new...


How to Use Responsive Resize and Constraints in Adobe XD

In this tutorial we’re going to explore some new features in Adobe XD, namely “responsive resize and constraints”. These features, added in September 2018, allow real scaling of designs within Adobe XD, giving us genuinely

Google’s CEO Says Tests of Censored Chinese Search Engine Turned Out Great

At WIRED’s 25th anniversary festival, Google CEO Sundar Pichai said the company would be able to serve more than 99 percent of queries.

Check how many CPUs are there in Linux system nixCraft

I am a new Linux user. How do you check how many CPUs are there in Linux system using the command line option?Introduction: One can obtain the number of CPUs or cores in Linux from

Talkin’ ‘bout my generation: How the Uno Platform generates code, part 2?—?Under the hood

Previously we looked at how the Uno Platform turns XAML mark-up files into C# code. In this article, I’ll talk about another way Uno uses code generation, allowing us to make native Android and iOS