Another sign of how successful WordPress has been at solving the blogging and CMS puzzle. You don’t have to be a WordPress expert to see strength in these numbers. I wonder how many of these new users are looking to customize wordpress layout.
Microsoft says that it decided that instead of building its own competing blogging service, it should go with WordPress’s fleshed-out feature set, which has 26 million users and powers over 8.5% of sites across the web. Users will be migrated through a process that preserves all of their content, and will automatically redirect visitors who head to their existing Microsoft Live Spaces sites.