Happy New Year from WordPress.com!
Each rocket represents a post published on this blog in 2011. And because we like to share, we made the fireworks available as a jQuery plugin on Github.
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We made beautiful, animated fireworks to celebrate your blogging! Unfortunately this browser lacks the capability. We made a slide show to fill in but we hope you will come back to this page with an HTML5 browser. In our tests, Safari or Chrome worked best.
To kick off the new year, we’d like to share with you data on The Reading Zone’s activity in 2011. You may start scrolling!
The Louvre Museum has 8.5 million visitors per year. This blog was viewed about 250,000 times in 2011. If it were an exhibit at the Louvre Museum, it would take about 11 days for that many people to see it.
In 2011, there were 128 new posts, growing the total archive of this blog to 1,178 posts. There were 48 pictures uploaded, taking up a total of 15 MB. That's about 4 pictures per month.
The busiest day of the year was September 5th with 1,647 views. The most popular post that day was My Middle School Language Arts Classroom....
The top referring sites in 2011 were:
Some visitors came searching, mostly for john busby, chains by laurie halse anderson, reading zone, and the hunger games summary.
These are the posts that got the most views on The Reading Zone in 2011.
Thanks for flying with WordPress.com in 2011.
We look forward to serving you again in 2012! Happy New Year!
The Reading Zone
2012 is going to be even better on WordPress.com…