When you’re on wordpress.com a nice little button pops up when people visit you on mobile and it makes it super easy to get new followers, but being self hosted makes it seem you can no longer have the follow button or that you can no longer use the reader. On the contrary, you CAN!
How do people follow me on WordPress?
If you would like a follow button to appear on the bottom right hand corner of your site for those who do not have WordPress.com accounts go to > Settings > Reading and scroll down to Follower Settings: These settings change emails sent from your blog to followers.
How do you see who is following you on WordPress?
To view your followers, go to My Site(s) → Stats. Then select the Insights tab at the top. This is what follower totals look like: There, you’ll see the total number of your blog followers, subscribers via email only, and the total of your social media followers (if services are connected through Publicize).
Can you follow a WordPress blog without an account?
All that’s required to follow any blog hosted by wordpress.COM is exactly what you were required to provide to register here, and that is a valid email address that the published posts can be sent to.
How do I get subscribers to my WordPress blog?
This article will offer seven things you can now do to get more email subscribers to your WordPress site.
- Add a subscribe bar to the top of your WordPress site. …
- Use a pop-up subscribe form. …
- Spin it to win it! …
- Turn your blog commenters into email subscribers. …
- Utilize downloads within your content.
Can I see who follows my blog?
Blogger “following”: readers are following you from within Blogger on the Realing List page of their dashboards. You can see who follows you publicly from a link from your Stats page. Google has a help page about this.
What are subscribers on WordPress?
Subscriber is one of the default user roles in WordPress. Users with the Subscriber user role have limited access to the website. For instance, they can log in to the admin area, update their profile, view posts, and make comments. A WordPress “Subscriber” has the least capabilities of all other user roles.
What are email followers on WordPress?
Email followers are folks following your blog without a WordPress.com account. They would subscribe via the ‘follow bog’ widget on your site, and receive notifications of new posts via their email. Followers have WordPress.com accounts and will see your new posts via their Reader.
What happens when you follow a blog?
Once you’ve followed a blog, the newest updates will be displayed at the top of your Blogger Reading List. … All of the latest posts from all of the blogs will be displayed by default. You can choose to just display a certain blog by clicking the blog in the list to the left of the Reading List.
How do I invite people to follow my blog?
First, now you can invite people to follow your blog.
- Head to your dashboard and click on Users → Invite New. Type the users’ email addresses or WordPress.com usernames.
- Set the Role to Follower.
- If you like, add your own message to personalize the invitation, then click Send Invite.