Nice Jetpack Update

Jetpack by WordPress.com
Jetpack by WordPress.com

Nice update today for Jetpack by WordPress.com, version 2.4…


  • Enhancement: WordPress.com Connect (WPCC): New Module.
  • Enhancement: Widget Visibility: New Module.
  • Enhancement: Shortcode: Addition of new Twitter Timeline shortcode.
  • Enhancement: Shortcode: Addition of new Presentation shortcode.
  • Enhancement: Shortcode: Addition of new Vine shortcode.
  • Enhancement: Custom Post Types: CPTs are available.
  • Enhancement: Subscriptions: Add ‘jetpack_is_post_mailable’ filter.
  • Enhancement: OpenGraph: Add Twitter Cards meta tags as well.
  • Enhancement: Custom CSS: Update lessc and scssc preprocessors to 0.4.0 and 0.0.7 respectively.
  • Enhancement: Omnisearch: Add Media results.
  • Enhancement: Likes: Use a protocol-agnostic iframe, instead of forced HTTPS.
  • Enhancement: Top Posts: Increase post limit.
  • Enhancement: Publicize: Updated JS and UI.
  • Enhancement: Photon: New filter to let site admins/owners enable photon for HTTPS urls.
  • Enhancement: New jetpack_get_available_modules filter.
  • Enhancement: Subscriptions: Antispam measures.
  • Bug Fix: Add inline style to keep plugins/themes from inadvertently hiding the Connect box.
  • Bug Fix: Custom CSS: Respect the new wp_revisions_to_keep filter.
  • Bug Fix: Photon: Only hook jetpack_photon_url into the filter if the user has Photon active.
  • Bug Fix: Heartbeat: Used wrong object, occasinally fatal-erroring out for the cron.
  • Bug Fix: Add an empty debug.php file to the /modules/ folder, to solve some update issues where it never got deleted.

Facebook Embedded Posts

Facebook posts with privacy set to “Public” can now also be embedded in Web pages and blog posts by anyone. An “Embed Post” option is in the arrow drop-down menu at upper right corner, viewable when logged in to Facebook. Here’s an example of an embedded post from my Facebook musician page:



Bill Shupp

My bro’, blogging the Internets:

Bill Shupp



Beautiful Music Store Widget from CD Baby

CD Baby Music Store

“We’re really excited to announce the arrival of CD Baby’s new Music Store Widget. Sell downloads, CDs and vinyl directly to fans… this free, customizable store can easily be embedded on your website, blog, or Facebook Page.” —CD Baby

The shopping cart within the widget is what’s new here; I haven’t seen that before…

CD Baby Launches New Music Store Widget | DIY Musician.


Lifestream for March 3rd

blog (feed #1)
twitter (feed #3)
Last Minute iPad 2 Rumor Roundup http://bit.ly/fJ807Z #iPad2
facebook (feed #2)
Whitney Matheson accepted your friend request.

Installed WordPress

I first installed WordPress on this day, Sat APR 10th, 2010 10:23 a.m. EDT, and rebuilt this website to be powered by the WordPress platform.


“WordPress is web software you can use to create a beautiful website or blog. We like to say that WordPress is both free and priceless at the same time.  The core software is built by hundreds of community volunteers, and when you’re ready for more there are thousands of plugins and themes available to transform your site into almost anything you can imagine. Over 60 million people have chosen WordPress to power the place on the web they call “home” — we’d love you to join the family.”