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Reflections on Delmarva's Past

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 Reflections on Delmarva's Past’s activity in 2012. You may start scrolling!

Crunchy numbers

4,329 films were submitted to the 2012 Cannes Film Festival. This blog had 19,000 views in 2012. If each view were a film, this blog would power 4 Film Festivals

In 2012, there were 100 new posts, growing the total archive of this blog to 287 posts. There were 145 pictures uploaded, taking up a total of 338 MB. That's about 3 pictures per week.

The busiest day of the year was April 22nd with 163 views. The most popular post that day was Senator Mikulski Announces Funds for Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad National Historical Park in Dorchester County.

How did they find this blog?

Some visitors came searching, mostly for harriet tubman underground railroad, harriet tubman, underground railroad harriet tubman, old diaries, and whipping.

Where did they come from?

That's 103 countries in all!
Most visitors came from The United States. United Kingdom & Canada were not far behind.

Who were they?

The most commented on post in 2012 was Scale Model Takes Havre de Grace Back to the Day Before the British Savagely Attacked Town During War of 1812

These were the 5 most active commenters on this blog:

  • 1 Jim Fenske 3 comments
  • 2 Robert Eden 3 comments
  • 3 virginiaplantation 2 comments
  • 4 Bill Hughes 2 comments
  • 5 Lance 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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