May 28, 2006
The wordpress team announces that their new hosted service, wordpress.com, just crossed 200,000 users.
The also released some interesting stats, attesting to the rapidly escalating growth of wordpress:
"Now, some fun stats. In the past 10 days, WordPress.com bloggers have….
- Created 14,100 blogs
- Added 30,300 static pages
- Tagged 188,259 tags on posts
- Gotten 267,490 comments
- Written 291,000 posts
- Have 779,325 feed subscribers
- Had 6,832,322 pageviews! "
For some more fun data on the growth of wordpress, try a google trends search comparing queries for wordpress and typepad, blogger or any of your favorite blog publishing tools.