Automattic, the company behind the popular WordPress content management and blogging platform, just launched Jetpack 2.0, which brings a number of features to self-hosted WordPress installs. The promise of Jetpack has always been to bring more of the features from the hosted platform to those who want full control over their servers and this new version finally includes some of the most requested features, including post by email, Infinite Scroll and the ability to connect your blog directly to your favorite social networks and have all your posts broadcast to several networks automatically.

One of the most interesting new features in Jetpack 2.0, though, is Jetpack Photon. automatically optimizes photos on its hosted sites depending on the reader’s device, so your high-resolution Retina display doesn’t have to show some fuzzy, low-res image. With Photon, self-hosted WordPress sites now get the same feature. The company says, every…

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