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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 Blinkenlight’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 140,000 times in 2012. If it were a concert at the Barclays Center, it would take about 7 sold-out performances for that many people to see it.

In 2012, there were 13 new posts, growing the total archive of this blog to 16 posts. There were 105 pictures uploaded, taking up a total of 586 MB. That's about 2 pictures per week.

The busiest day of the year was December 5th with 2,847 views. The most popular post that day was DCF77 Project.

Attractions in 2012

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

How did they find this blog?

Some visitors came searching, mostly for blinkenlight shield, blinkenlight, arduino pov, arduino vu meter, and laser module schematic.

Where did they come from?

That's 151 countries in all!
Most visitors came from The United States. Germany & United Kingdom were not far behind.

Who were they?

The most commented on post in 2012 was Nikolausi

These were the 5 most active commenters on this blog:

  • 1 Paul 9 comments
  • 2 Robert 5 comments
  • 3 Uwe 3 comments
  • 4 Willilam 2 comments
  • 5 Bert 2 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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