Happy Late New Year everyone! Had to wait for Hats to finish so we knew who the true winners are :)
In 2016 The WordPress Stack Exchange had 23.3 million page views, which is a ~8% increase from last year, with an average of 467,000 per month. 1
Questions and Answers
In 2016 there were 11,736 questions asked 12,897 answers provided. Answers were on-par with last year which is nice but questions were on a bit of a downturn with ~20% decrease. Our QA ratio is still on the rise and is now sitting at a nice 74%.
- The Most Favorited Question & Most Upvoted Question 2 3
- The Most Viewed Question with ~35k Views
- The Most Upvoted Answer 4
The top 3 tags of 2016 is:5
- [plugins] with 96 Closed Questions
- [php] with 91 Closed Questions
- [woocommerce] with 64 Closed Questions
The above closed tags have not changed much since last year but has moved around bit in rankings.
This year 19,535 new users joined the website but only 3,123 earned more than 50 rep and only 493 users got above 101 rep ( 101 is the default "Trusted User Joins Community" reputation ). This brings our entirely user base to 78k users!
The most active new user is Ethan Jinks O'Sullivan with 158 valued answers earning 2,699 rep!
The most active regular user is birgire with 275 answers earning 11,322 rep!