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Wordle tip sheet

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Wordle tip sheet

  1. 1. Wordle - Word Clouds What is a word cloud? an attractive arrangement of randomly positioned words, where the most important words are bigger than the others the size of words increases the more times it is used in a cloud *often included on social-networking sites like blogs to highlight tags ”tweak” the font, colours, layout and positioning of text accents are easily transferred use clouds to analyze frequently-occurring words in text (e.g. speeches, narratives, etc.) How do I make a Wordle cloud? 1. Go to www.wordle.net 2. Click “Create” If you want your Wordle cloud to be in a language other than English, you should open an additional tab on your Internet browser. Go to www.typeit.org and select the language you plan to type. By having the additional tab, you will be able to easily toggle between both web pages.
  2. 2. 3. Start typing! 4. View your creation. Make adjustments to colour, layout and font. Type or copy your text in this field. If you are creating an original cloud and want some words to appear bigger than others, type them multiple times. When you are done typing, click “Go” to see your cloud. Type the URL of your blog or website and create a cloud of your tags. Type your Delicious name and create a word cloud of the tags you use to describe your bookmarks. Editing options… To save your cloud, you have a couple of choices: a. You can save it to the public gallery. b. You can copy it into a Paint file and save it as a JPEG.

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