Please note: this plugin is no longer required with Jetpack version 3.9 and later.
By default, with Jetpack version 3.8.2 and earlier, the Jetpack Photon and Jetpack Tiled Galleries modules do not use the wordpress.com CDN on a site that uses HTTPS. The Accept HTTPS with Jetpack Photon and Tiled Galleries plugin allows those modules to use the wordpress.com CDN by means of a single line of PHP:
add_filter( ‘jetpack_photon_reject_https’, ‘__return_false’ );
Install Accept HTTPS with Jetpack Photon and Tiled Galleries via the plugin directory. Activate the plugin to enable use of the wordpress.com CDN by the Jetpack Photon and Jetpack Tiled Galleries modules on a site that uses HTTPS. Deactivate the plugin to revert to the default behavior.
- What’s this all about?
The Jetpack Photon module uses the wordpress.com CDN (content delivery network) to accelerate image loading. It does this by resizing and optimizing the images, and by delivering them from multiple server locations. The Jetpack Tiled Galleries module also uses the wordpress.com CDN, even on a site that doesn’t have Jetpack Photon enabled, which can significantly improve page load time when tiled galleries are present.
- Why would I bother using this plugin?
By default, Jetpack version 3.8.2 and earlier does not use the wordpress.com CDN on a site that uses HTTPS. The Accept HTTPS with Jetpack Photon and Tiled Galleries plugin is offered as a convenient way to enable and disable use of the wordpress.com CDN on a site that uses HTTPS. If you’re comfortable editing PHP, you might prefer a DIY approach using the line of code shown in the description. For example, you could add it to functions.php in a child theme.
- I have Jetpack 3.9 or later. Do I need this plugin?
By default, Jetpack version 3.9 and later does use the wordpress.com CDN on a site that uses HTTPS, so this plugin is not required.
- My site doesn’t use HTTPS. Do I need this plugin?
There is no reason to install this plugin on a site that doesn’t use HTTPS, regardless of which version of Jetpack is installed.
- I installed and activated this plugin, but nothing changed. Why?
If your site doesn’t use Jetpack Photon or Jetpack Tiled Galleries, this plugin has no effect.
- Where are the settings?
There are no settings.
Contributors & Developers
“Accept HTTPS with Jetpack Photon and Tiled Galleries” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.Contributors
Interested in development?
- corrected version number to match stable tag
- updated readme.txt – this plugin is obsolete with Jetpack 3.9 or later
- tagging confusion
- corrected readme.txt
- initial release