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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 Bantinginireland’s activity in 2015. You may start scrolling!

Crunchy numbers

A San Francisco cable car holds 60 people. This blog was viewed about 2,900 times in 2015. If it were a cable car, it would take about 48 trips to carry that many people.

There were 192 pictures uploaded, taking up a total of 81 MB. That's about 4 pictures per week.

The busiest day of the year was October 10th with 342 views. The most popular post that day was There's a lot on the naughty list - does a nice one even exist? October 9 2015..

Posting Patterns

In 2015, there were 19 new posts, not bad for the first year!

Longest Streak

28 November - 29 November

Best Day

with 4 posts total

Attractions in 2015

These are the posts that got the most views on Bantinginireland in 2015.

How did they find this blog?

Where did they come from?

That's 34 countries in all!
Most visitors came from Ireland. United Kingdom & Australia were not far behind.

Who were they?

The most commented on post in 2015 was Banting Irish Style. October 6 2015.

These were the 5 most active commenters on this blog:

  • 1 Ann 4 comments
  • 2 grenaldi 1 comment
  • 3 Kim Blom 1 comment
  • 4 Yvonne McDermott 1 comment
  • 5 Clodagh Mackle 1 comment

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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