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Climbing Olympus

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 Climbing Olympus’s activity in 2015. You may start scrolling!

Crunchy numbers

A San Francisco cable car holds 60 people. This blog was viewed about 870 times in 2015. If it were a cable car, it would take about 15 trips to carry that many people.

There were 110 pictures uploaded, taking up a total of 12 MB. That's about 2 pictures per week.

The busiest day of the year was September 21st with 45 views. The most popular post that day was Create Pluggable Database using the seed database as a template.

Posting Patterns

In 2015, there were 17 new posts, not bad for the first year!

Longest Streak

7 September - 11 September

Best Day

with 5 posts total

How did they find this blog?

The top referring sites in 2015 were:

  1. twitter.com
  2. lnkd.in
  3. paper.li
  4. wsdn.info

Where did they come from?

That's 65 countries in all!
Most visitors came from Ireland. The United States & Russia were not far behind.

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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