This is a really useful post for those of you using Jetpack. I’m admittedly terrible about having clients connect with their own account rather than mine, though that has never caused me a problem…yet. The tips about staging sites and activating on the live domain seem REALLY important!
If you’re creating WordPress websites for clients, Jetpack is for you. Jetpack easily adds a great number of features to your client’s websites without the need for a dozen different plugins, reducing the technical debt that you or your client will need to maintain over time.
We recommend these best practices when using Jetpack for a client site that will keep things running smoothly and help you provide a great service to your clients.
This article covers:
- Use Jetpack’s Development Mode
- Invite your client to connect a WordPress.com account
- Activate Jetpack only on the live domain
- Use your account when a connection is required
- Work with staging sites
- How to install Jetpack
1. Use Development Mode
Jetpack offers a Development Mode that is enabled when using Jetpack on a
localhost. If you’re developing on a development server, you can manually enable development mode.
You can enable this as constant…
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