Huge numbers of windows live spaces bloggers are shifting to WordPress.com. About 30 million blogs converting to WordPress.com, that needs customer support as well as input to the service.
According to Inside Windows Live, WordPress powers over 8.5% of the web and is used on over 26 million sites. WordPress.com is seen by over 250 million people every month. Therefore there are some quick tips those who with Windows Live Spaces blogs and through March 2011 migrate to a WordPress.com blog:
- Your blog domain name might have to change. You can register domain with WordPress.com and people won’t know the difference.
- Don’t Worry About Your Images and Media: All your images and hosted media will import right into WordPress.com.
- Themes and Designs: WordPress.com offers a wide variety of WordPress Themes. You can easily port themes and design over to WordPress.com with the Custom CSS extra.
- WordPress.com support is everywhere: Lot of helpful article available however check out the WordPress.com Forums, WordPress.tv, WordPress.com Features, WordPress.com Support, and Learn WordPress.com services.
- WordPress.com Galleries: WordPress.com does not feature albums however flickr and other image services can easily be included in WordPress.
- WordPress.com Shortcodes makes adding content easy: WordPress.com features shortcodes to post in your blog posts are very simple and easy.
- Sharing and Social May Change: These features are coming into WordPress.
- Modules Verses Widgets: WordPress.com is not modularized, but widgetized. Statistics and Numbers: WordPress.com has an excellent, simplified stats feature built right in that will help you keep track of the activity on your site.
- Ads are a no-no:. Copyright and spam rules are basically the same.
- Remember, it’s about blogging: You don’t have to worry about security, server downtimes, tweaking code, futzing with designs, or playing around with time-waster stuff so you can just focus on blog components..
- Not sure WordPress.com is right for you? Check out the comparison between WordPress and WordPress.com.
WordPress.com now handles a lot of the CNN, Fox, People, and other high traffic blogs, including the king of traffic, the popular I Can Has Cheezburger. WordPress.com development team working with Windows Live Spaces, all images on Live Spaces was stored on Skydrive. For more information and details are available at “Help and Tips for Windows Live Spaces Bloggers with Modules, Albums, Widgets, and Lists.