Wordle

General Descriptions

Wordle is a word cloud generating tool. You enter the words you would like to use to create your cloud. The size of the words in the cloud is dictated by its frequency. You can customize the look of your cloud by selecting different fonts, layouts, and even colors. The site allows you to print our your creation or save them.

Pros/Affordances

  • easy to use
  • easily accessible

Cons/Constraints

  • need to download java to make it work
  • you can’t go back to edit the words you input
  • you can’t save a work in progress and go back to it

Final Recommendations

While I really like wordle, there are many other tools that address the constraints of wordle. See Tagxedo

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