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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 Mir’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 120,000 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 23 new posts, growing the total archive of this blog to 39 posts. There were 57 pictures uploaded, taking up a total of 8 MB. That's about a picture per week.

The busiest day of the year was November 21st with 893 views. The most popular post that day was Android Google Maps Tutorial Part 1. Basic Development..

How did they find this blog?

Some visitors came searching, mostly for a name was started with an invalid character. error processing resource.

Where did they come from?

That's 173 countries in all!
Most visitors came from India. The United States & Vietnam were not far behind.

Who were they?

The most commented on post in 2012 was Android Google Maps Tutorial Part 4, Adding Menu & Some Additional Functionality Like Zooming, Changing Map View, Animating To GPS Current Location Using Menu Button.

These were the 5 most active commenters on this blog:

  • 1 Android Development 12 comments
  • 2 sabu 8 comments
  • 3 mustafa 7 comments
  • 4 Durratulmazd Rokadia 7 comments
  • 5 Evan 5 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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