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WordPress.com automatically gives you the statistics of your blog activity, which is great fun to keep an eye on your performance.

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But now they have decided to detract the Stats function from each individual blog to only allow access from the WordPress.com homepage.

This is where it is usually located:

But there is now this statement from WordPress:

…announcing its move to newer realms:

…in their all-encompassing homepage. By selecting the ‘My Stats’ tag, you arrive at this page:

…which allows you to choose which blog you want to see the stats for via this drop down menu:

The new addition to the stats is now which countries your readers come from for that post:

…along with top posts and pages, referrers, top recent commenters, and which search engine terms were typed in to reach the post – excellent information to analyse what readers were looking for on that day:

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Alice Elliott writes the award winning Fairy Blog Mother blog for beginner and post-beginner bloggers to “explain things really simply” about blogging and WordPress. She provides simple, easy to understand, highly visual courses and tutorials using ordinary, everyday words. Visit her new Beginner Bloggers blog to find her latest learning resources.
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