Follow button creation in Self hosted blog

Are you on a self-hosted blog?

Even if Jetpack enabled, worried about the missing follow button which appeared as plus icon at the bottom right corner of your old blog?
If so, have a look here Follow Button Creation.

  • You can generate a Follow button [This wont that plus icon as in blogs, but a new button] for your site at
  • Then add that code to your widget area [Appearance > Widgets in your site’s Dashboard using the Custom HTML widget]

This follow button will help any users to easily follow the specified or Jetpack enabled blog.


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One thought on “Follow button creation in Self hosted blog

  1. thewritewomanblog

    February 19, 2018 at 6:52pm

    A sure help for many, Akhi, I am sure. If at all I host my own site, I know whom to come to for all the help.

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