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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 Keep it Thimble’s activity in 2012. You may start scrolling!

Crunchy numbers

4,329 films were submitted to the 2012 Cannes Film Festival. This blog had 54,000 views in 2012. If each view were a film, this blog would power 12 Film Festivals

In 2012, there were 50 new posts, growing the total archive of this blog to 201 posts. There were 175 pictures uploaded, taking up a total of 170 MB. That's about 3 pictures per week.

The busiest day of the year was September 16th with 1,071 views. The most popular post that day was Tutorial - Pretty Patchwork Heart Pocket.

Attractions in 2012

These are the posts that got the most views on Keep it Thimble in 2012.

How did they find this blog?

Some visitors came searching, mostly for paramecium, paramecium diagram, diagram of paramecium, picture of paramecium, and sock bunny pattern.

Where did they come from?

That's 151 countries in all!
Most visitors came from The United States. Canada & India were not far behind.

Who were they?

The most commented on post in 2012 was 5 Must-Have Sewing Notions

These were the 5 most active commenters on this blog:

  • 1 Pamela Carpenter 46 comments
  • 2 Mrs. B 37 comments
  • 3 Patalier 10 comments
  • 4 Laura 5 comments
  • 5 Emily Breclaw 5 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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