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Jetpack 5.8 Includes Lazy Loading for Images

Jetpack 5.8 for WordPress is now available for download and includes new features for all plan users, whether your business subscribes to a Free, Personal, Professional or Premium plan.

Often referred to as one of the web’s most popular WordPress plugins, Jetpack provides a suite of features to help you grow your audience and keep your business website secure. Some of the main features include:

  • Daily back ups*
  • Downtime monitoring
  • Brute force attack protection
  • Spam filtering*
  • Automated posting to social media channels
  • Analytics and SEO stats*

(* denotes a feature only available on certain plans)

One of the latest performance features that has been added in 5.8 for all plans is Lazy Loading Images. Designed to help your site load faster without sacrificing image quality, Jetpack’s latest feature means site visitors won’t have to wait for image-heavy pages to load, your site will run much faster than before and, hopefully, you’ll notice your bounce rate drop.

For full details of all of the new features in 5.8, head over to the Jetpack website.