How to Disable Photon in JetPack

Just a quick tip to share how you can disable Photon, one of the features in Jetpack. A reason to do this might be to have more control over the cropped and resized images it generates.

You just need to go to the JetPack page, then click on ‘Learn more’ in the Photon box, and then ‘Deactivate’.

There’s also a way to do it via code:

If you want to confirm whether JetPack is active, you can use this code:

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Jean Galea is a WordPress developer, entrepreneur and padel player. He is the founder of WP Mayor, the plugins WP RSS Aggregator and EDD Bookings, as well as the Mastermind.fm podcast. His personal blog can be found at jeangalea.com.

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  1. Anthony R Locke
    Anthony R Locke May 24, 2018 at 08:26 | | Reply

    Does the code go in the functions file or can I add it to the css area?

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