How to Stop Jetpack from sending the whole Content to Email Subscribers

Jetpack is a featured loaded plugin which provides a single option for various functioning. This includes:-

  1. Share buttons
  2. Automated publicize
  3. Email Optin Forms
  4. Syndicate subscriptions
  5. Statistics
  6. Related Content
And Much More. But this plugin often carries little bugs which are sometimes big enough to worry about.
This situation also results in publishing duplicate content in the RSS feeds.
If you continue to publish your full content in the feeds you’ll end up getting scrapped by content aggregators. These content aggregators use your RSS feed to syndicate your content on their website. That can result in facing a penalty from Google. You just never know so it’s better to fix this situation.

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In this post, I will show you how you can stop the jetpack plugin from sending your complete articles to your email subscribers. In the end, This will also help you to get rid of the duplicate content which is published on syndicate networks (Feedburner, etc.).

Q. Why Do you need to stop this activity?

As a beginner, you might think that if your feeds show the whole text of your article on syndicate networks and emails, your subscribers will get a better experience and your conversions will go up.

Well, that isn’t the truth.

Showing the full content will result in content theft and eventually go the content farming extent. You might never know, but the feeds are stealing your content this way. You will face a loss of visitors because they don’t have to come to your blog to read the whole post.

As far as SEO is concerned, this hurts your ranking. Search engines are strictly against plagiarism. Overall, this is a situation you must overcome.

Below are the steps to prevent jetpack (and WordPress) from sending the full feed:-



Log on to your WordPress dashboard. Then go to the settings menu situated in the sidebar. Here you will find the Reading settings. Open that.

In The next screen, you will see the basic reading settings for WordPress. This page includes an option

“For each article in the feed show”


In this option, click on the summary button. This means to change the full post-selection into the Summary. After doing this, everything should work without any further action.
Now the Emails that jetpack sends on every publication will turn into:-
How to prevent duplicate feed and email content

Excerpts. This will force the receiver to visit your blog to read the whole post.

Additionally, the syndication feeds like Feedburner will also show the excerpts instead of the whole post. In the end, the feed will show a Read More button.

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I hope this guide has helped you to overcome the issue successfully, in case you are still having the problem, reach us in the comments section or contact us page.

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  1. Thanks for the trick. I was facing this issue for quite some now and stopped sending emails to subscriber for the same.

    Well done!

  2. Recently I installed jetpack to my new blog. It helps me a lot. Thanking you.

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