Microsoft sending 1 million new users to WordPress in a month!


Microsoft announced last September that it would be shutting down its blogging platform, Windows Live Spaces and decided to move their existing blogs to And it’s done now: Windows Live Spaces just doubled signups overnight!

Dharmesh Mehta of Windows Live reveals:

We thought it was worth taking a moment to highlight that, as of today, just over half a million Spaces blogs have now migrated to On top of that, nearly half a million additional Windows Live customers have decided to create entirely new blogs on

Congrats, WordPress!


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