Review of 2010

The following summary of usage of this blog was provided by WordPress.

The stats helper monkeys at mulled over how this blog did in 2010, and here’s a high level summary of its overall blog health:

Healthy blog!

The Blog-Health-o-Meter™ reads Wow.

Crunchy numbers

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A helper monkey made this abstract painting, inspired by your stats.

The Louvre Museum has 8.5 million visitors per year. This blog was viewed about 87,000 times in 2010. If it were an exhibit at The Louvre Museum, it would take 4 days for that many people to see it.

In 2010, there were 194 new posts, growing the total archive of this blog to 848 posts. There were 148 pictures uploaded, taking up a total of 11mb. That’s about 3 pictures per week.

The busiest day of the year was November 16th with 811 views. The most popular post that day was University Web Sites Cost Money!.

Where did they come from?

The top referring sites in 2010 were twitter.comGoogle Reader,, and

Some visitors came searching, mostly for facebook short urltokbox vs skype,doctor who tardisyoutube uk, and best university websites.

Attractions in 2010

These are the posts and pages that got the most views in 2010.

University Web Sites Cost Money! November 2010 (15 comments and 3 Likes on

Have You Claimed Your Personal And Institutional Facebook Vanity URL? June 2009 (11 comments)

iPad, Flash, HTML 5 and Standards February 2010 (11 comments)

Best UK University Web Sites – According to Sixth Formers August 2010 (10 comments and 1 Like on

The ‘Cities Visited’ Facebook Application June 2007 (2 comments)