Setting up a Word Cloud

Word Clouds are very popular as a content resource, to show the most relevant terms being discussed or commented on social media around a specific topic or event.

Before setting up a web Word Cloud Widget you should:

1. Set up a Flow.

Enable the Top Terms Tracking option located in the stats settings tab when creating the Flow.

2. Create a Web Page

3. Add the Word Cloud Widget to your Page Canvas. To learn how to add Elements and Widgets to your Page, click here.

Word Cloud Properties

Keep in mind

The Word Cloud Widget only works on Web Visualizations. Support for Graphics Visualizations is not available for the moment.


  • Make sure you disable the simulated content.
  • Pick the Flow you wish to use as your data source.


Enable the social media sources from where you want to display the content and then click on Apply.


Typography: Pick the font from the list, add one from the google font catalog, or add your own custom font. For more information click here.

Min font size: This allows you to configure the size of the smaller words.

Max font size: This allows you to configure the size of the big words.

Word spacing: This allows you to configure the space between words:

  • Default
  • Small
  • Medium
  • Big

Height: You may set the Word Cloud height in pixels.

Other Properties

How to change the color of the words:
  • Go to Content
  • Click on the Flow
  • Open the color picker
  • Pick the color you want to use
  • Click on Apply

Word Cloud Moderation

Word Cloud content can be manually moderated to remove unwanted keywords. To accomplish this, you must follow these steps:

  • Go to ENGAGE > Widgets Moderation
  • Select the Widget and Visualization you want to moderate.
  • In the moderation section, you can reject the words you do not want to display.

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