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Life in the Hague

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 Life in the Hague’s activity in 2012. You may start scrolling!

Crunchy numbers

5,000 people attended the Aspen Food and Wine Festival. This blog had about 17,000 views in 2012. If each view were a foodie, this blog would power 3 festivals.

In 2012, there were 362 new posts, growing the total archive of this blog to 374 posts. There were 564 pictures uploaded, taking up a total of 95 MB. That's about 2 pictures per day.

The busiest day of the year was February 3rd with 200 views. The most popular post that day was Dissection (Or: Breaking apart Dutch words).

Attractions in 2012

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

How did they find this blog?

Some visitors came searching, mostly for olympic rings moon, freeport, new york train station, gourmetten set, and olympic rings with moon.

Where did they come from?

That's 103 countries in all!
Most visitors came from Netherlands. The United States & Canada 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 belocchio 98 comments
  • 2 mmunchkin74 97 comments
  • 3 marco 80 comments
  • 4 Alison 35 comments
  • 5 Marco 24 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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