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2012 in blogging

Happy New Year from WordPress.com!


About the fireworks

Each rocket represents a post published on this blog in 2012. And because we like to share, we made the fireworks available as a jQuery plugin on GitHub.

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To kick off the new year, we’d like to share with you data on OTv2’s activity in 2012. You may start scrolling!

Crunchy numbers

About 55,000 tourists visit Liechtenstein every year. This blog was viewed about 2,100,000 times in 2012. If it were Liechtenstein, it would take about 38 years for that many people to see it. Your blog had more visits than a small country in Europe!

In 2012, there were 1,655 new posts, growing the total archive of this blog to 4,982 posts.

The busiest day of the year was September 25th with 19,286 views. The most popular post that day was No, Elizabeth Warren Did Not Engage in the Unauthorized Practice of Law.

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Attractions in 2012

These are the posts that got the most views on OTv2 in 2012.

How did they find this blog?

Some visitors came searching, mostly for league of ordinary gentlemen, treme season 3, ordinary gentlemen, winds of winter sample chapter, and diversity.

Where did they come from?

That's 208 countries in all!
Most visitors came from The United States. Canada & United Kingdom were not far behind.

Who were they?

The most commented on post in 2012 was Walmart and the Welfare State

These were the 5 most active commenters on this blog:

  • 1 James Hanley 7388 comments
  • 2 Jaybird 5395 comments
  • 3 BlaiseP 5308 comments
  • 4 BSK 4890 comments
  • 5 Kim 4590 comments

See you in 2013

Thanks for flying with WordPress.com in 2012. We look forward to serving you again in 2013! Happy New Year!



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