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2014 in blogging

Happy New Year from WordPress.com!


About the fireworks

Each rocket represents a post published on this blog in 2014. 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 Thebeerchaser’s activity in 2014. You may start scrolling!

Crunchy numbers

The concert hall at the Sydney Opera House holds 2,700 people. This blog was viewed about 18,000 times in 2014. If it were a concert at Sydney Opera House, it would take about 7 sold-out performances for that many people to see it.

There were 531 pictures uploaded, taking up a total of 2 GB. That's about a picture per day.

The busiest day of the year was May 31st with 148 views. The most popular post that day was Steve Lawrence - Mayor of the Dalles and Beerchaser of the Quarter.

Posting Patterns

In 2014, there were 30 new posts, growing the total archive of this blog to 104 posts.

Best Day

with 9 posts total

Attractions in 2014

These are the posts that got the most views on Thebeerchaser in 2014.

How did they find this blog?

The top referring sites in 2014 were:

  1. facebook.com
  2. theguardian.com
  3. pure-orange.net
  4. mockcrest.com
  5. twitter.com

Where did they come from?

That's 115 countries in all!
Most visitors came from The United States. Canada & United Kingdom were not far behind.

Who were they?

The most commented on post in 2014 was Bazi Bierbrasserie - More Than Just a Walk in the Park!

These were the 5 most active commenters on this blog:

  • 1 Jazz Cookie 13 comments
  • 2 judblake 6 comments
  • 3 Jazz Cookie 4 comments
  • 4 Jazz Cookie 4 comments
  • 5 David 3 comments

See you in 2015

Thanks for flying with WordPress.com in 2014. We look forward to serving you again in 2015! Happy New Year!



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