Jetpack plug in needed
I’d really like to use Jetpack as a plug in but I don’t have a self-hosted blog so I do not have a plug-in on my dashboard.
The blog I need help with is alwong199.wordpress.com.
The purpose of Jetpack is to give WordPress.org users access to the same features we have on WordPress.com, so installing Jetpack to a WordPress.com site would serve no purpose at all. We can already do everything that plugin enables.
Besides, we do not have the ability to install plugins on WordPress.com http://en.support.wordpress.com/plugins/
To install any plugins whatsoever you’ll need to have a self-hosted WordPress.org site: http://en.support.wordpress.com/com-vs-org/
This is my question too. I want to install a particular app, which I am told only works if the blog is a .org or if the .com blog uses JetPack.
As I pointed out above, there is no way to install plugins, including Jetpack, on WordPress.com blogs.
I would gladly switch to the .org blog, if I thought I could operate it myself, but I have been told it is not as user friendly–especially for newbies.
You do need to be a bit tech-savvy for .org, as there you need to do many things yourself that is done for us here at .com, like hosting, backups, security, etc.
I had a look at the reftagger page and you’ll be able to create the same effect manually. You’d highlight the text reference and click the Insert Link button in the toolbar. You then copy the URL for that text reference directly from biblia.com or whatever site you want to use as source and paste it in the URL field and in the Title field you type/paste a preview of the text. This will display as a tooltip if you hover over the link, similar to the way reftagger does it.
Lastly you can also make the suggestion in the Ideas forum if you think this plugin should be added to WordPress.com. You can do that here: https://en.forums.wordpress.com/forum/ideas#postform
Thanks so much for your patience. I am copying your last comment to my files for a time I can experiment.
I do appreciate your work.
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