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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 lightlycrunchy’s activity in 2012. You may start scrolling!

Crunchy numbers

19,000 people fit into the new Barclays Center to see Jay-Z perform. This blog was viewed about 110,000 times in 2012. If it were a concert at the Barclays Center, it would take about 6 sold-out performances for that many people to see it.

In 2012, there were 155 new posts, growing the total archive of this blog to 157 posts. There were 704 pictures uploaded, taking up a total of 158 MB. That's about 2 pictures per day.

The busiest day of the year was August 27th with 1,734 views. The most popular post that day was a warming ginger, cinnamon and orange sore muscle soak for a change in the weather.

Attractions in 2012

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

How did they find this blog?

Some visitors came searching, mostly for traditional housewarming gifts, homemade dishwasher powder, granola recipe coconut oil, and coconut oil granola.

Where did they come from?

That's 158 countries in all!
Most visitors came from The United States. Canada & Australia were not far behind.

Who were they?

The most commented on post in 2012 was About

These were the 5 most active commenters on this blog:

  • 1 on thehomefrontandbeyond 162 comments
  • 2 livingsimplyfree 125 comments
  • 3 Somer 106 comments
  • 4 writerwannabe763 71 comments
  • 5 Sarah 67 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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