Monday, February 2, 2009

Tag Cloud

One thing that Me found very useful with blogs, e-mails etc., was tags and tag clouds. Irrespective of the volume of the blogs/ e-mails, tags provide a easy way of categorizing and accessing data.

A tagcloud, elaborated more in this article on Wikipedia, is a cloud full of words, the font size of each word and/ or color indicating how importance of the tag. Each tag, typically is a hyperlink that lists out all the items with that tag on them.

Now, Me really wished google provided a gadget for generating tag clouds on blogs hosted on Nevertheless, Me found this link, containing good instructions about how to create tag clouds on blogger hosted blogs. 

Me liked his implementations so much, Me had to leave a note on this site, to give him his due credit, hence this blog post.

Further reading:
Developing a tag cloud using PHP:


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