Happy New Year from WordPress.com!
Each rocket represents a post published on this blog in 2011. 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 Editor's Desk’s activity in 2011. You may start scrolling!
The concert hall at the Sydney Opera House holds 2,700 people. This blog was viewed about 44,000 times in 2011. If it were a concert at Sydney Opera House, it would take about 16 sold-out performances for that many people to see it.
In 2011, there were 74 new posts, growing the total archive of this blog to 889 posts. There were 43 pictures uploaded, taking up a total of 8 MB. That's about 4 pictures per month.
The busiest day of the year was June 8th with 964 views. The most popular post that day was A tribute to N&O copy editors and page designers.
The top referring sites in 2011 were:
Some visitors came searching, mostly for lego, headlines, dewey defeats truman, headline, and newspaper names.
These are the posts that got the most views on The Editor's Desk in 2011.
Thanks for flying with WordPress.com in 2011.
We look forward to serving you again in 2012! Happy New Year!
The Editor's Desk
2012 is going to be even better on WordPress.com…