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Once you have your domain name pointing to your new site, let’s get it connected to Jetpack!

Even with a self-hosted WordPress site, you can still get all the cool features you enjoyed at WordPress.com by using Jetpack. This optional plugin offers analytics, site management tools, and it gives you access to our mobile and desktop apps. It’s one of our official plugins, and it’s supported by our fantastic Happiness Engineers.

You can get Jetpack for free through the plugins section of your WordPress Dashboard or by downloading it from jetpack.com. Step-by-step installation instructions are available here.

Jetpack upgrades are an optional extra. If you’d like anti-spam, backups, and security features for your site then read on …

What upgrades are available?

To see the whole list of features and comparisons you can view it on the Jetpack features page. The main features of the two upgrade options are below.

Jetpack Premium
Automated backups and anti-spam
Jetpack Business
Real-time backups, anti-spam, and security scanning.
Daily site backups with easy restores. Real-time site backups with easy restores.
30-day backup archive. Unlimited backup archive.
Akismet anti-spam. Akismet anti-spam
Daily site security scanning with easy one-click repairs.
Polldaddy (Polls and Ratings).
$99.00 per year. $299.00 per year.

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