Moving WordPress Followers

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  • #897126

    miffalicious
    Member

    I am in need of assistance in moving my active followers from my wordpress blog to the blog that I am now hosting in my own domain. The blog I want to remove from subscribers FROM is http://miffalicious.wordpress.com. The self-hosted site I want to move my followers TO is http://www.miffalicious.com. I’ve only been able to find information for email subscribers but I would like to move my WordPress user followers!
    Blog url: http://miffalicious.wordpress.com

    The blog I need help with is www.miffalicious.com.

    #897226

    supportbot
    Member

    The blog you specified at http://www.miffalicious.com does not appear to be hosted at WordPress.com.

    This support forum is for blogs hosted at WordPress.com. If your question is about a self-hosted WordPress blog then you’ll find help at the WordPress.org forums.

    If you don’t understand the difference between WordPress.com and WordPress.org, you may find this information helpful.

    If you forgot to include a link to your blog, you can reply and include it below. It’ll help people to answer your question.

    This is an automated message.

    #897243

    timethief
    Member

    @miffalicious
    As long as you have the Jetpack plugin installed on your self-hosted blog, Staff can transfer your WordPress.com and email subscribers from your WordPress.com blog to your new self-hosted blog. I have flagged this thread for Staff attention.

    #897246

    miffalicious
    Member

    Thank you very much! Yes, I have my Jetpack plugin installed already!

    #897250

    timethief
    Member

    Good then all you have to do is be patient while waiting for Staff. :)

    #897333

    jkudish
    Member

    Hi miffalicious,

    I believe your miffalicious.com site isn’t connected via Jetpack yet. I couldn’t find it in the list of connected sites. When you install Jetpack, you then have to authenticate with WordPress.com which will allow you to connect your site to WordPress.com and thus enable the Jetpack features.

    Once you confirm that’s done, we’ll be able to move those subscribers over.

    Thanks!

    #897353

    miffalicious
    Member

    Hi Jkudish!

    I have reconnected it again; would it be possible for you to see if it is authenticated now?

    Thank you!!

    #897362

    macmanx
    Staff

    I have moved your subscribers as requested.

    Please let us know if you need any further assistance!

    #897366

    miffalicious
    Member

    Thank you very much!

    I’d just like to ask, how would I be able to check the number of followers? And from hereon, would it be right for me to say that readers can only follow my blog through email subscriptions?

    x

    #897377

    macmanx
    Staff

    You’re welcome!

    You can check your subscribers via a similar link near the bottom-left of your stats page.

    The WordPress.com Reader does not support self-hosted blogs, so email is their only subscription option, besides using your RSS feed in a third-party reader.

    #897581

    HELLO,

    I just moved from wp.com to self hosted, activated jetpack but still don’t see my old subscribers :(

    please let me know how to get them back. Thanks!

    Sofia
    http://www.livinglavidablogging.com

    #897582

    timethief
    Member

    @sellitinspanish
    Staff can move your email subscribers for you. They need to know what the URL for your .wordpress.com blog is to do that.

    #897583

    Thank you very much for your response timethief.

    My new self-hosted site is http://www.livinglavidablogging.com

    and my wp.com was livinglavidablogging.wordpress.com

    the same name basically.

    So will staff read my info here and do it?

    #897584

    Also, my wp.com said that I had 300 or so followers on facebook. Does are gone too. How do I get those back?

    Thanks

    #897585

    macmanx
    Staff

    I have transferred your subscribers as requested.

    The Facebook subscribers are only listed because you had your WordPress.com set to Publicize to Facebook, but Publicize is not available on self-hosted WordPress.org blog, so this number was not transferred.

    You can still automatically post to Facebook with a variety of plugins, like http://wordpress.org/extend/plugins/facebook/

    #897590

    nancypeske
    Member

    Hello, I’ve also just moved to a self hosted wp blog, and trying to figure out how to get my followers back. Would it be possible to have my followers from http://nancypeske.wordpress.com moved to http://www.nancypeske.com/blog as well?

    #897591

    macmanx
    Staff

    I have transferred your subscribers as requested.

    #897592

    nancypeske
    Member

    Thanks so much!

    #897593

    lencias
    Member

    macmanx or jkudish!
    Just saw this post, could you please move my followers from seeplaylive.wordpress.com to seeplaylive.com? I have Jetpack installed and setup ^_^

    Thanks!

    #897594

    macmanx
    Staff

    I have transferred your subscribers as requested.

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