Happy New Year from WordPress.com!
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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We made beautiful, animated fireworks to celebrate your blogging! Unfortunately this browser lacks the capability. We made a slide show to fill in but we hope you will come back to this page with an HTML5 browser. In our tests, Safari or Chrome worked best.
To kick off the new year, we’d like to share with you data on The View Outside’s activity in 2012. You may start scrolling!
4,329 films were submitted to the 2012 Cannes Film Festival. This blog had 31,000 views in 2012. If each view were a film, this blog would power 7 Film Festivals
In 2012, there were 387 new posts, growing the total archive of this blog to 433 posts. There were 745 pictures uploaded, taking up a total of 33 MB. That's about 2 pictures per day.
The busiest day of the year was June 13th with 229 views. The most popular post that day was What I Learnt From 9 Hours of The Lord Of The Rings.
These are the posts that got the most views on The View Outside in 2012.
The top referring sites in 2012 were:
Some visitors came searching, mostly for the view outside, examples of bad writing, bad writing examples, seriously serious scribes, and blog award.
Thanks for flying with WordPress.com in 2012. We look forward to serving you again in 2013! Happy New Year!
The View Outside
2013 is going to be even better on WordPress.com…