Adding A Tag Cloud

Posted by Neville on December 11, 2010 under Blogging, How To | Read the First Comment

How To Add The Tag Cloud

In the side bar of this blog is a Tag Cloud that has the tags used on posts in the blog.tag cloud

The bigger the tag in the cloud the more often that tag has been used. Each word in the tag cloud is linked to posts using that work, and is a useful for tool find posts on a particular topic.

The Tag Cloud widget is available in the version of WordPress used in this blog.

The process for adding the Tag Cloud is as follows:

  • Log in to the Dashboard.
  • Open the Appearance Menu.
  • Select Widgets from that menu.
  • Locate the Tag Cloud widget and drag it to the sidebar where you want to locate it.
  • Choose either Tags or categories to display.
  • Do not forget to Save!

That’s it. Done!

WordPress does the rest for you.

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  • Laura said,

    Neville , Thank you so much for this valuable post and you help. Being a newbie with wordpress, this post has truly helped me! Thanks again Neville.