First of all, happy April Fools Day. Yes, we were going to play a joke on you guys, but we ended up not continuing with our plan, simply because we didn’t want to cause any negative feedback.
Being that it’s April 1st, that means WPCandy has officially been up for 6 months! Woah. I’m not sure about you, but 6 months has gone by extremely quick. It seems like just yesterday when Michael Cromarty and myself launched WPCandy.
Anyways, here are some stats and other stuff that’s happened around here in the last 6 months.
October 2007 – March 2008 Statistics
1,260 Total Comments
10,493 Total Spam Comments
153 Total Posts
63,049 Total Unique Visitors
183,899 Total Returning Visitors
Total Revenue – $610
Total RSS Subscribers – 1415
Alexa Ranking – 63,306
Technorati Ranking – 9,592
Google Pagerank – 5
In the past 6 months, WPCandy has released a few things, which we are very proud of. Here’s an overview:
With the redesign in January, WPCandy v2 brought a long a new feature on the site: Popular Articles. Since v2, the top 5 most popular articles have been:
Here’s a little shout out to all the sites who have ever advertised on WPCandy:
2. Premium News Theme
2. Magnus Jepson
3. Best Web Gallery
6. Nyssa J. Brown
8. Theme Lab
9. WordPress Training
10. Graphic Design Forum
11. CSS Website Gallery
WPCandy v2 also brought another new feature on the site: Top Commenters. The top 3 commenters have been:
The Future of WPCandy
In the next month or so, there will be a lot of (positive) changes around here. I don’t want to ruin the surprise, so I won’t go too in-depth with details. Just know that it involves some more themes.