Microsoft Sets Deadline for Windows Live Blogs to Migrate to WordPress

by Keith Vance

Microsoft claims some 30 million blogs on Windows Live, all of those bloggers are encouraged to migrate to WordPress.com before March 2011.

By March 2011, all of the 30 million Windows Live blogs will be migrated to WordPress.com or else. According to Microsoft, 500,000 have been moved over to the open source blogging platform and another half a million users have created entirely new WordPress.com blogs.

"People are continuing to migrate their Spaces blogs over to WordPress.com, and to those of you who haven't gotten around to it yet, we want to remind you that you'll need to do so before March 2011," Microsoft's Dharmesh Mehta said.

Microsoft announced the WordPress.com partnership in September.

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This article was originally published on Tuesday Nov 30th 2010
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