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The Happy Wonderer ~ ellen b.

2011 in blogging

Happy New Year from WordPress.com!


About the fireworks

Each rocket represents a post published on this blog in 2011. 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 The Happy Wonderer ~ ellen b.’s activity in 2011. You may start scrolling!

Crunchy numbers

The Louvre Museum has 8.5 million visitors per year. This blog was viewed about 170,000 times in 2011. If it were an exhibit at the Louvre Museum, it would take about 7 days for that many people to see it.

In 2011, there were 376 new posts, growing the total archive of this blog to 2,811 posts. There were 30 pictures uploaded, taking up a total of 46 MB. That's about 3 pictures per month.

The busiest day of the year was June 1st with 773 views. The most popular post that day was Just Because....

How did they find this blog?

Some visitors came searching, mostly for peanut butter rice krispie treats with chocolate on top, peanut butter rice krispie treats, and chicken stew.

Where did they come from?

Most visitors came from The United States. Canada & United Kingdom were not far behind.

Who were they?

The most commented on post in 2011 was Just Because...

These were the 5 most active commenters on this blog:

  • 1 pam 213 comments
  • 2 ivoryspring 193 comments
  • 3 Pondside 167 comments
  • 4 Judy 161 comments
  • 5 Willow 145 comments

Attractions in 2011

These are the posts that got the most views on The Happy Wonderer ~ ellen b. in 2011.

See you in 2012

Thanks for flying with WordPress.com in 2011.
We look forward to serving you again in 2012! Happy New Year!


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