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Dark Matters a Lot

2015 in blogging

Happy New Year from WordPress.com!


About the fireworks

Each rocket represents a post published on this blog in 2015. 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 Dark Matters a Lot’s activity in 2015. You may start scrolling!

Crunchy numbers

The concert hall at the Sydney Opera House holds 2,700 people. This blog was viewed about 46,000 times in 2015. If it were a concert at Sydney Opera House, it would take about 17 sold-out performances for that many people to see it.

There were 649 pictures uploaded, taking up a total of 2 GB. That's about 2 pictures per day.

The busiest day of the year was February 25th with 442 views. The most popular post that day was DeadSeaSwissCheese (Say 5 Times Fast).

Posting Patterns

In 2015, there were 279 new posts, growing the total archive of this blog to 1,640 posts.

Longest Streak

1 March - 6 March

Best Day

with 48 posts total

Attractions in 2015

These are the posts that got the most views on Dark Matters a Lot in 2015.

How did they find this blog?

The top referring sites in 2015 were:

  1. facebook.com
  2. disqus.com
  3. enenews.com
  4. twitter.com
  5. statcounter.com

Where did they come from?

That's 155 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 2015 was Welcome to Fantasy Island

These were the 5 most active commenters on this blog:

  • 1 scoobus 11 comments
  • 2 mierra899 7 comments
  • 3 Change agent 5 comments
  • 4 donnajustinecase 4 comments
  • 5 venora dobrowolski 3 comments

See you in 2016

Thanks for flying with WordPress.com in 2015. We look forward to serving you again in 2016! Happy New Year!


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