Do you have a hosted blog? Have you gained a following on your blog? Just because you installed a self-hosted WordPress site on Web Hosting Hub does not mean you will lose your followers. Follow along in this article to learn how to migrate your followers to your new self-hosted site.

But we must explain the differences between a self-hosted WordPress installation and hosted site:

A "self-hosted" WordPress site would be installed and managed in your personal Web Hosting Hub account. Conversely, a account would be managed on WordPress servers. This distinction is important because we will need to access both accounts to migrate followers.

Installing and Connecting the Jetpack Plugin

To follow the steps in this article you will need to install the Jetpack plugin and connect it to the hosted site. Follow along with the steps below:

  1. Install Jetpack plugin
  2. Connect Jetpack to
  3. Log into

Starting the Migration at

Now that we have installed and connected the Jetpack plugin and logged into, we can begin the migration process.

  1. Use Switch Sites to select the self-hosted site
  2. Go to Settings
  3. At the bottom of the page select the option to "Migrate followers from another blog"

The process to transfer all of the followers can take a few moments or a few hours depending on the amount of followers and other factors. Be patient. You will receive confirmation from WordPress once all of the followers have been migrated.

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