Do WordPress followers transition?

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I am moving my wordpress.com blog to wordpress.org hosting with you. The followers I have accrued over the years, will their transition be seamless in receiving notices about posts and the like, or do I need to have them sign up in a different way to receive posts? Thanks

christopherm
Hello Homest56, Thank you for contacting us about migrating WordPress.com followers. This process does not happen automatically, but it is certainly possible, and there is a workflow for it. The plugin you will want to use is called Jetpack. This plugin specializes in retaining the WordPress.com features in a self-hosted WordPress site. The Jetpack documentation has a full guide regarding how to migrate followers from a WordPress.com hosted site to a self-hosted site. They refer to this process as "Subscriber Migration". It basically involves setting up your self-hosted site first and then migrating your subscribers. Best, Christopher M.