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Under the Hollywood Sign

2013 in blogging

Happy New Year from WordPress.com!


About the fireworks

Each rocket represents a post published on this blog in 2013. 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 Under the Hollywood Sign’s activity in 2013. You may start scrolling!

Crunchy numbers

The Louvre Museum has 8.5 million visitors per year. This blog was viewed about 110,000 times in 2013. If it were an exhibit at the Louvre Museum, it would take about 5 days for that many people to see it.

In 2013, there were 53 new posts, growing the total archive of this blog to 272 posts. There were 67 pictures uploaded, taking up a total of 69 MB. That's about a picture per week.

The busiest day of the year was April 13th with 1,493 views. The most popular post that day was Harold Lloyd Lived Here.

How did they find this blog?

Some visitors came searching, mostly for blade runner, bladerunner, blade runner 1982, and the lady in white hollywood sign.

Where did they come from?

That's 162 countries in all!
Most visitors came from The United States. United Kingdom & Germany were not far behind.

Who were they?

The most commented on post in 2013 was Humans and Wildlife in Beachwood Canyon: An Update

These were the 5 most active commenters on this blog:

  • 1 pms 7 comments
  • 2 Navigating Real Estate 4 comments
  • 3 Scott M 3 comments
  • 4 Edisson 2 comments
  • 5 Marie 2 comments

See you in 2014

Thanks for flying with WordPress.com in 2013. We look forward to serving you again in 2014! Happy New Year!


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