2010 in Review

The stats helper monkeys at WordPress.com 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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The Louvre Museum has 8.5 million visitors per year. This blog was viewed about 130,000 times in 2010. If it were an exhibit at The Louvre Museum, it would take 6 days for that many people to see it.

In 2010, there were 40 new posts, growing the total archive of this blog to 135 posts. There were 33 pictures uploaded, taking up a total of 632kb. That’s about 3 pictures per month.

The busiest day of the year was December 2nd with 886 views. The most popular post that day was Creating a Web 2.0 Button with CSS3 and Minimal Markup.

Where did they come from?

The top referring sites in 2010 were scriptandstyle.com, en.wordpress.com, devsnippets.com, mtnconcept.com, and google.com.

Some visitors came searching, mostly for ie8 css hack, fakepath, c:fakepath, ie8 hack, and hack ie8.

Attractions in 2010

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


Creating a Web 2.0 Button with CSS3 and Minimal Markup November 2010


CSS Hack for Internet Explorer 8 June 2009


The Mystery of c:fakepath Unveiled June 2009
6 comments and 3 Likes on WordPress.com


Using the IE8 X-UA Compatibility Meta Tag Properly March 2009


Using CSS to Style Radiobuttons and Checkboxes in Safari and Chrome July 2009