October Wrap-Up

October was another busy and productive month. We released Publicize for Yahoo! Updates and Twitter, and upgraded the Theme Viewer for WordPress.com. Coming out of the Automattic team meetup in Québec City, we launched new image templates and mobile themes, and open sourced our After the Deadline proofreader. We also shipped WordPress 2 for iPhone and added support to VideoPress for Ogg, an open video format.

Many of us will be heading out to the Big Apple this month for WordCamp New York, and we hope to see you there!

Here are the stats for October:

  • 467,107 blogs were created.
  • 6,690,017 posts were published.
  • 494,186 new users joined.
  • 7,623,730 file uploads.
  • 4,986 gigabytes of new files.
  • 842 terabytes of content transferred from our datacenters.
  • 9,281,146 comments.
  • 7,856,864 logins.
  • 1,405,459,558 pageviews on WordPress.com, and another 1,474,457,685 on self-hosted blogs (2,879,917,243 total across all WordPress blogs we track).
  • 2,509,895 active blogs and 25,386,866 active posts, where “active” means they got a human visitor.
  • 1,600,608,549 words.

More good stuff:

Almost 100 of you heeded the call to get creative with the WordPress logo.

There were 23,458,553 mobile views last month.

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission launched Investor.gov on WordPress.com VIP.

WordPress was cited as one of the leading open source content management systems in the 2009 Open Source CMS Report.

Wired magazine’s digital presence is now run entirely on WordPress.

October WordCamps: WordCamp Spain, WordCamp Las Vegas, WordCamp Kyoto, and WordCamp Netherlands.

WordCamps in November: WordCamp Phoenix, WordCamp Victoria, WordCamp New York, WordCamp Bangkok, WordCamp Mexico, and WordCamp Peru.


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  1. cuneytdemirturk

    Good job We appreciate you!

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  2. Riddhi

    hey hiii Matt hw r u
    m just new in ur world
    but i am really njoing this
    thanx u have given a platform to us for those who wants to write sumthing

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  3. seventhrayspiritualcentre

    Thank you for making this space available to me – I love my blog and enjoy watching it grow every day

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  4. circlecitynews

    Kudos on the results! I just joined November 1st, so I’m looking forward to being one of the many numbers in the November Wrap Up

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  5. aipwicak

    wow nice…

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  6. Ben

    Wow, huge numbers…

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  7. larryparkesphotography

    Thanks WordPress!…it’s a great way for photographers of any skill level to display their craft. I’m one of the 494,186 new users who joined in October…wish I’d discovered you sooner!

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  8. Agus Setiyawan

    Great and Fantastic, Good LUCK.

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  9. IvyC.

    Cool takes!

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  10. katyallgeyer

    I’ve created two blogs for friends on wordpress in october….it’s so easy and fun!

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  11. fegi100

    good stuff, just joined the group and lovin it

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  12. spainter

    1,600,608,549 words.
    so much
    О_О

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  13. ocekojiro

    Great… lets Rock n roll….!

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  14. Jaehoon Jeong

    I’m so proud of being one of new bloggers. hehe I love WordPress.com!

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  15. pinball2k

    I wish I knew how to get a bigger piece of the comments/views. Astounding numbers.

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  16. Guz

    Good Job!

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  17. thefinancialreserve

    Talk about transparency. These are real numbers :).

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  18. cradkilodney

    WordPress provides a great platform for literary writing. Information on incoming hits is very useful.

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  19. showbeddy

    This is just great!!!

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  20. Sergio

    Keep up the good work guys :) of course the credit also goes to the users (:
    Huh…I have no idea why that Publicize Twitter thing makes me want to have a Twitter account :P

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