The Jetpack plugin by Automattic does something sneaky: it auto-activates new Jetpack modules. Instead of allowing you to opt in to new modules, Jetpack cheerfully activates them without your permission. These modules can change how your site works and looks.
Manual Control puts a stop to that unwanted behavior. It prevents auto-activation of new Jetpack modules.
Metal texture in the plugin header image by Urban Dirty.
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Activate the “Manual Control for Jetpack” plugin in your WordPress administration interface
- Why don’t you just ask them to stop doing this?
- Will this continue to work in the future?
I can’t gurantee it. If they change how Jetpack module auto-activation and error handling works, it could break.
Contributors & Developers
“Manual Control for Jetpack” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.Contributors
Interested in development?
- Much simpler method of suppressing auto activation of modules
- Initial version