How to Migrate Followers from to self-hosted WordPress site

If you have gained a following on a blog site but are looking to switch to a self-hosted solution, then fear not: you can easily migrate followers from your hosted site into your site.


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:

Step 1. Install Jetpack plugin:

Step 2. Connect Jetpack to


Step 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.

Step 1. Use Switch Sites to select the self-hosted site.

Step 2. Go to Settings and click on Discussion.


Step 3. Scroll down to the bottom of the page select the option to “Migrate followers from another blog”.

Step 4. Select WordPress site and click on migrate.

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