• I’m a wordpress.org user, but I use wordpress.com stats. I received a message this morning telling me to install the Jetpack plugin to get further updates on wordpressstats.com. So I did this, only to find that to authorise Jetpack to connect with wordpress.com I need an account. Why would I have or need to have an account with wordpress.com as a .org user ?

    I don’t understand !

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  • Even before Jetpack — you had to have a wordpress.com login in order to use the wordpress.com stats for your wordpress.org site. So even though you weren’t hosted by wordpress.com — you could still use their stats functionality by linking your wordpress.org site to them. It’s a subtle difference that can be easily confused IMHO.

    Go here to change your WordPress.com password:

    I’m sure you had one if you used WordPress.com stats.

    Hi Ballet News Admin,

    As vsgreaves has said, you have needed a WordPress.com account in the past to use the WordPress.com Stats plugin. The WordPress.com account links your self-hosted WordPress.org blog to the WordPress.com cloud, which enables WordPress.com to uniquely track your blog’s traffic.

    If you have more questions, please feel free to contact us through our support page: http://jetpack.me/support/

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