Mark Jaquith: 2010 in review

The stats helper monkeys at WordPress.com mulled over how this blog did in 2010, and here’s a high level summary of its overall blog health:

The Blog-Health-o-Meter™ reads Wow.
Crunchy numbers

The Louvre Museum has 8.5 million visitors…


The stats helper monkeys at WordPress.com mulled over how this blog did in 2010, and here’s a high level summary of its overall blog health:

Healthy blog!

The Blog-Health-o-Meter™ reads Wow.

Crunchy numbers

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The Louvre Museum has 8.5 million visitors per year. This blog was viewed about 410,000 times in 2010. If it were an exhibit at The Louvre Museum, it would take 18 days for that many people to see it.

In 2010, there were 15 new posts, growing the total archive of this blog to 171 posts. There were 43 pictures uploaded, taking up a total of 330mb. That’s about 4 pictures per month.

The busiest day of the year was June 25th with 13,614 views. The most popular post that day was New in WordPress 2.9: Post Thumbnail Images.

Where did they come from?

The top referring sites in 2010 were codex.wordpress.org, wordpress.org, WordPress Dashboard, shexperience.com, and slashdot.org.

Some visitors came searching, mostly for wordpress post thumbnail, wordpress thumbnail, wordpress thumbnails, wordpress plugin tutorial, and post thumbnail wordpress.

Attractions in 2010

These are the posts and pages that got the most views in 2010.

1

New in WordPress 2.9: Post Thumbnail Images December 2009
521 comments and 26 Likes on WordPress.com

2

WP Tutorial: Your First WP Plugin March 2006
418 comments and 1 Like on WordPress.com,

3

Why WordPress Themes are Derivative of WordPress July 2010
182 comments and 17 Likes on WordPress.com

4

WordPress Error: You do not have sufficient permissions to access this page March 2006
226 comments

5

WordPress 2.0.3: Nonces June 2006
108 comments and 3 Likes on WordPress.com


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