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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 The Wiert Corner - irregular stream of stuff’s activity in 2012. You may start scrolling!

Crunchy numbers

About 55,000 tourists visit Liechtenstein every year. This blog was viewed about 260,000 times in 2012. If it were Liechtenstein, it would take about 5 years for that many people to see it. Your blog had more visits than a small country in Europe!

In 2012, there were 403 new posts, growing the total archive of this blog to 1,186 posts. There were 6 pictures uploaded, taking up a total of 161 KB.

The busiest day of the year was August 27th with 1,773 views. The most popular post that day was Is Embarcadero going to use a way around WinRT sideloading only being available on Windows 8 Enterprise SKUs?.

How did they find this blog?

Some visitors came searching, mostly for sec_linkshare, thermostaat wifi, and unable to obtain hardware information for the selected machine.

Where did they come from?

That's 207 countries in all!
Most visitors came from The United States. Germany & Netherlands were not far behind.

Who were they?

The most commented on post in 2012 was Frank Borland is back, but what does that mean?

These were the 5 most active commenters on this blog:

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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