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  • Hi I am about to bring over my blog to –

    I have been gaining a lot of my traffic from fellow bloggers, who are able to follow my blog, and WordPress ‘Like’ my posts.

    I am wondering though… once I shift to, will I still gain followers and likes form bloggers?

    If Yes, how?

    If No, is there a way around this?

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  • You can get some of the .COM features by using JetPack plugin on your new site – you’ll need to activate JetPack and then ask on the .COM forums for them to move your followers.

    Look up the JetPack documentation as to details about what it can do for your new site.



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    You might also want to ask the folks over at if your followers etc can be transferred to your new, self-hosted, site.

    Thanks for the answers people 🙂

    Yeah I just scooted across to their support page and asked them the above questions – we shall wait and see now!

    Answer from

    timethief from
    Member Answered:

    Apr 24, 2013, 2:12 AM

    If you install Jetpack on your WordPress.ORG install and activate it and you provide Staff with both the URL and the new URL for the install Staff can then transfer your existing subscribers.

    How do I still gain blog followers?

    The same way you did prior to the move and that’s by commenting meaningfully on blogs with similar content.

    Let me be clear in this and WordPress.or
    g are sepearate. provides free software and peer support forums and that’s it. When you move your content into a self hosted blog that blog is not part of the community. The posts do not appear here in the search in the Reader or anywhere.


    So there you have it!

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