Transferring followers to my self hosted wordpress blog and redirection new
H i there I recently switched over to a self hosted wordpress.org blog and would like to transfer all of my subscribers and followers to that site please is this possible? the new address is cavernofcraftiness.com/blog also is there a way of redirecting any traffic to the new site please? Many thanks
The blog I need help with is cavernofcraftiness.wordpress.com.
Provided you install and activate the Jetpack plugin, Staff can do this for you. I tagged this thread for their assistance. Please subscribe to it so you are notified when they respond.
@cavernofcraftiness you have two WordPress.com blogs.
Please reply with the URL for the WordPress.com blog that has the followers you wish to transfer, and I’ll make it happen! :)
Thank you so much that is brilliant! The address is cavernofcraftiness.wordpress.com will this also transfer those who have subscribed via email? Thanks again
Thank you also timethief for your help and advice!
I’ve queued up a request to move your WordPress.com and email followers to your new blog. There may be a bit of a delay, but it should be completed soon.
Thank you very much that is brilliant! A massive help :-)
Hi again sorry to be a pain but I have noticed that on the new blog site (cavernofcraftiness.com/blog) it says there are only 65 email subscribers but the the original blog (cavernofcraftiness. WordPress.com) it’s says there are 728 and I’m not sure why this is? Thank you
The majority of your followers are from Publicize connections – Facebook, Twitter and Tumblr. Those are your followers from those services, so we cannot transfer them (as we have no control over those platforms). When you hook up your new blog to those services, all of those followers will again see your posts.
Thank you again! 1 last question for you then I cannot connect the new blog to my social networks I just get An error message when I try could you possibly tell me how to get past this please? This is the message that appears
The requested URL /wp-admin/options-general.php was not found on this server.
cavernofcraftiness, there are a number of different social media plugins that you can use to connect your blog to allow users to follow you or share your content, including Jetpack.
However, we can only provide support here for blogs hosted on WordPress.com. For more troubleshooting, you may wish to take your question to the WordPress.org forums, http://wordpress.org/support/ , where community members can assist you further.
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