Widgets – The term widget refers to any tool or content that you add, rearrange or remove from the sidebar(s) of your blog — these are the blocks that make up your sidebar.
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Plugins – Plugins extend and expand the functionality of your blog.
|Makes it easy to share your posts on social networks automatically when you publish a new post
|Post by email
|Allow you to publish post on your blog by email.
|Transforms any photo gallery you’ve embedded in a post or page into a full screen photo browsing feature with comments and EXIF metadata.
|Enables you to add sharing buttons to your posts so that your readers can easily share your content on Twitter, Facebook and other social networks.
|Displays related posts at the bottom of your posts.
|Spelling and Grammar
|Can be set to force you to check grammar and spelling before publishing a new post.
|Easily connect your blog to your Google+ account for author verification.
|Extend the type of image galleries you insert into posts and pages from the default thumbnail grid image gallery to include tiled mosaic, square mosaic or circular grid image galleries.
|Create short, simple links so you have more characters to write when sharing links on your social networks.
|Control which pages widgets appear on.
|Enables you to insert slideshows into posts and pages.
|Extra Sidebar Widgets
|Easily add galleries, slideshows, Facebook like and RSS links to your sidebar.
|Enhanced distribution is automatically enabled when you connect Jetpack with your WordPress.com account. It allows your public posts and comments to be included in WordPress,com firehose.
|Verify that you own/control your website with other external services like Google. Bing and Pinterest