Experimental Interactive Word Clouds

Here are a few experimental word clouds created using a great free (beta) word cloud generator: Tagul

Facts and figures

This example uses an outline map of Hampshire. Click a word in the cloud to search for that term within the Hampshire’s Facts and Figures web site

[gigya src=”http://cdn.tagul.com/cloud.swf” type=”application/x-shockwave-flash” allowscriptaccess=”always” width=”700″ height=”500″ flashvars=”id=52154@2&openLinksInNewWindow=true”%5D
  • Although the correct search is launched,  you still need to click the button on the next screen to confirm, which is annoying 
  • As my knowledge of html is currently non-existant I haven’t yet worked out how to automatically run the search on the destination web site
  • I do intend to include the Isle of Wight in the next version!

People and population

The next one shows Population pages within the same site.

[gigya src=”http://cdn.tagul.com/cloud.swf” type=”application/x-shockwave-flash” allowscriptaccess=”always” width=”700″ height=”500″ flashvars=”id=52154@7&openLinksInNewWindow=true”%5D


The last example shows information relating to the Economy, also within the Facts and Figures web pages

[gigya src=”http://cdn.tagul.com/cloud.swf” type=”application/x-shockwave-flash” allowscriptaccess=”always” width=”700″ height=”500″ flashvars=”id=52154@8&openLinksInNewWindow=true”%5D

Many thanks to David Price of Debategraph for bringing Tagul to my attention, as I wasn’t previously aware of it.

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