Move over Jetpack lite – the recent update of Jetpack 2.2.1 now has what tons of developers have been asking for: Developer Mode, where you can activate the plugin on a local environment for testing and all that fun stuff.
People have been waiting a long time for this and now it’s finally here:
Turn on Development Mode right now by adding
define( 'JETPACK_DEV_DEBUG', true);to your
A quick note: development mode automatically gets enabled if you don’t have a period in your site’s hostname, i.e.
localhost. If you use a different URL, such as
mycooltestsite.localor something, it is then that you will need to define the
Bingo. This is probably some of the best news of this week as I’ve been using other solutions and the Jetpack lite, or Slim Jetpack plugin for development purposes.
Great job team on listening to our needs and thanks for releasing in a timely manner!
Now, back to work you slogs! You have no excuse now for testing against Jetpack! Just kidding.