3D WP Tag Cloud-M

Description

This is a Multiple Clouds variant of 3D WP Tag Cloud. It creates multiple instances widget that draws and animates HTML5 canvas based tag clouds. Plugin may rotate 16 types of
content:

Pages, Recent Posts, Blogroll (External Links), Menus, Blog Archives, List of Authors, Current Page/Post Links, Links from a customer’s HTML container, Post Tags, Post Categories,
Portfolio Categories, Portfolio Items, Portfolio Filters, Slider Categories, Slider Items and Accordion.

It supports 90 shapes:

letter A, parabolic ANTENNA, APPLE-1, APPLE-2, AXES, lighthouse BEAM, BALLOON, BALLS, BLACKHOLE, BLOSSOM, BOWTIE, BULB, BUTTERFLY, CANDY, CAPSULE, concentric CIRCLES, CROWN, CUBE,
CYLINDER that starts off horizontal, CYLINDER that starts off vertical, DANCERS, DIAMINITY, DIAMOND, DNA that starts off horizontal, DNA that starts off vertical, DOMES, EARING, EGG,
EGG BOX, EXCAVATOR, Christmas FIR, FISH-1, FISH-2, GLASS, GLOBE of rings, HEART, HEXAGON (bee cell), INFINITY-1, INFINITY-2, INSECT, KNOT, LEMON, LISSAJOUS, LOVE, letter M,
MOBIUS FAN, MONSTER, letter N, letter O, OWLISH, PEARISH, PEG TOP that starts off horizontal, PEG TOP that starts off vertical, PILLOW, PYRAMID (tetrahedron), RING that starts off
horizontal, RING that starts off vertical, RINGS knotwork, ROLLER of rings, RIM, ROUNDABOUT, SANDGLASS, SATURN, SPHERE, SPIRAL, SPRING, SQUARE, STAIRCASE, STAR-1, STAR-2,
STARWARS-1, STARWARS-2, STARWARS-3, STARWARS-4, STOOL, TEARDROP, TIRE, TORUS, TOWER of rings, TRIANGLE, UFO, letter V, letter W, WALL-E’S EYES, WALNUT, WINGS, letter X,
letter Y, YIN YANGISH and letter Z(S).

See examples here: http://peter.bg/archives/7373

3D WP Tag Cloud-M requires at least WP 4.8 and possesses following Main Features:

  • Allows adding tag clouds via Shortcode.
  • Allows showing up to 9 types of content in a widget, activated from a static or a dynamic menu.
  • Able to rotate clouds around all three axes.
  • Option values are preset and don’t have to be typed but selected.
  • Multiple fonts, multiple colors and multiple backgrounds can be applied to the cloud content.
  • Full variety of fonts from Google Font Library is available.
  • Allows creating clouds of images.
  • In case of Recent posts, Pages, Menu, List of Authors and Blogroll (External Links), Current Page/Post Links and Custom HTML container tags may consist of both image and text.
  • Gives an option to put images and/or text in the center of the cloud.
  • Accepts background images as well.
  • The Number of tags in the cloud is adjustable.
  • Allows showing number of posts in a category tag and number of posts where a post tag is used.
  • Automatically includes WP Links panel for users who started using WP since v 3.5, when Links Manager and blogroll were made hidden by default.
  • Uses Graham Breach’s Javascript class TagCanvas v. 2.9 and includes most of its 80+ options in the Control Panel Settings.

For adding tag clouds outside sidebars via Shortcode:

  1. Go to ‘Widgets’ page of your WP Admin Panel and open the widget.
  2. Set the options for your cloud and save that widget instance in ‘Inactive Widgets’.
  3. A message with a Shortcode for adding the cloud in a page/post will pop up.
  4. Copy & Paste it where you want it to appear.
  5. For a later use the Shortcode will be available at the top of that widget instance in ‘WIDGET OPTIONS’ section.

Installation

Manual

  1. Download the zip file and extract the content.
  2. Upload the ‘3D WP Tag Cloud’ folder to your plugins directory (wp-content/plugins/).
  3. Login to your WordPress Admin menu, go to ‘Appearance > Widgets’ and if required enable accessibility mode in ‘Screen Options’ (right top corner).
  4. Add a widget instance.

Automatic

  1. Use WordPress’ built-in installer and activate the plugin.
  2. Go to ‘Appearance > Widgets’ and if required enable accessibility mode in ‘Screen Options’ (right top corner).
  3. Add a widget instance.

FAQ

Installation Instructions

Manual

  1. Download the zip file and extract the content.
  2. Upload the ‘3D WP Tag Cloud’ folder to your plugins directory (wp-content/plugins/).
  3. Login to your WordPress Admin menu, go to ‘Appearance > Widgets’ and if required enable accessibility mode in ‘Screen Options’ (right top corner).
  4. Add a widget instance.

Automatic

  1. Use WordPress’ built-in installer and activate the plugin.
  2. Go to ‘Appearance > Widgets’ and if required enable accessibility mode in ‘Screen Options’ (right top corner).
  3. Add a widget instance.

Contributors & Developers

“3D WP Tag Cloud-M” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.

Contributors

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Interested in development?

Browse the code, check out the SVN repository, or subscribe to the development log by RSS.

Changelog

3.2.5

  1. Improved algorithm of tag canvas sizing on mobile devices.

3.2.4

  1. Fixed a bug related to WP 4.8 Compatibility.

3.2.3

  1. Made WP 4.8 Compatible.

3.2.2

  1. Precised font fields sizes in plugin’s Control Panel.

3.2.1

  1. Fixed bug in menu positioning on mobile devices.

3.2

  1. Clouds are made responsive to mobile devices.
  2. Fixed bug in loading tag links on mobile devices.

3.1

  1. Added link to plugin’s YouTube Tutorial Channel in GUIDE & TIPS section.
  2. Made compatible with latest Graham Brich’s JS TagCanvas v. 2.9:
    • Added “marching ants” outline effect.
    • Added “tag” and “tagbg” outline color options.
    • Added “outline” Weight Method.
    • Added smooth pulsation for “size” Outline Method.
  3. Lists of Web Safe Font and Center Function Font show the way text will look like.
  4. Added 0 value for Maximal number of post tags to display, which loads all tags.
  5. Added “Target” option to “Archives”, “Categories”, “Menu”, “Page/Post links” and “Post tags” types of content.
  6. Fixed bugs in color & background Weight Methods.
  7. Fixed bugs in Authors weighting algorithm.
  8. Fixed bugs in “Include menu items” algorithm.
  9. Some code improvements have been made and some discrepancies in tips section have been clarified.

3.0.1

  1. WP 4.4.2 Compatible.

3.0

  1. Added Shortcode support: Tag clouds can be included in pages and posts via generated Shortcode.
  2. Added 47 new shapes: A, Apple-1, Apple-2, Balloon, Blackhole, Bowtie, Butterfly, Dancers, Diaminity, Diamond, Earing, Egg Box, Excavator, Fish-1, Fish-2, Infinity-1, Infinity-2,
    Insect, Lissajous, M, Mobius, Monster, N, O, Owlish, Pearish, Pillow, Rim, Roundabout, Star-1, Star-2, Starwars-1, Starwars-2, Starwars-3, Starwars-4, Teardrop, Torus, UFO, V, W,
    Wall-E’s Eye, Walnut, Wings, X, Y, Yin Yangish and ZS.
  3. Fixed a bug in “Cube” shape function.
  4. Code improvements.

2.8

  1. Added a new shape: DNA that starts of horizontal.
  2. Added an option for showing number of posts in a category.
  3. Added an option for showing number of posts where a post tag is used.
  4. Plugin description was simplified.

2.7.1

  1. Added automatic reminder to the site administrator after installation of new version to open and save the old Widget Instances for making them compatible if necessary.
  2. Added instructions in ‘GUIDE & TIPS > Cloud Content Tips’ section on how to put Portfolio Categories, Portfolio Items, Portfolio Filters, Slider Categories and/or Slider Items into the
    cloud via Menus content type.

2.7

  1. Added Image Radius option for rounding off image corners.
  2. Updated to Graham Breach’s Javascript class TagCanvas v. 2.8.

2.6.2

  1. Added a Target option for opening tag links in a new tab/window, parent or top frame. Available to Authors, Blogroll, Pages and Recent Posts.

2.6.1

  1. Prevented Firefox from showing an error when image_cf() is selected without supplying an image URL for it.

2.6

  1. Added a new shape: Crown.
  2. Extended range of some Number of tags options.

2.5

  1. Added a new shape: Saturn.

2.4

  1. Added a new shape: Domes.
  2. Improved shapes Glass and Sandglass.

2.3

  1. Added a new shape: DNA.
  2. Added an option for Minimal Number of Tags in the Cloud.
  3. Improved Balls Shape function.
  4. Updated to Graham Breach’s Javascript class TagCanvas v. 2.7.

2.2

  1. Added new types of content: Current Page/Post Links and Custom HTML container (div, table, ul etc.).
  2. Added new shapes: Rings Knotwork and Love.
  3. Extended range of Radius X, Radius Y and Radius Z.
  4. Fixed small bugs in Control Panel.

2.1

  1. Added a new shape: 3D spiral.
  2. Fixed bug in Blossom Shape.

2.0.1

  1. Fixed bug in Center Function for text.

2.0

  1. Added new shapes: 3D axes, Balls, Blossom, Bulb, Christmas fir, Candy, Capsule, Concentric circles, Cube, Egg, Glass, Globe of rings, Heart, Knot, Lemon,
    Lighthouse beam, Parabolic antenna, Peg top that starts off horizontal, Peg top that starts off vertical, Roller of rings, Sandglass, Square, Stool, Starecase,
    Tire, Tower of rings, Triangle and Triangle pyramid.
  2. Added new tips.
  3. Extended range of some size options.
  4. Fixed bug in Center Function for images.
  5. Fixed small bugs.

1.4

  1. Added rotation around z-axis and an option for setting its speed.
  2. Improved algorithm of hexagon 2D shape.

1.3

  1. Added two new 2D shapes: spiral and hexagon.

1.2.2

  1. Fixed bug in selecting Central Function.
  2. Fixed bug in positioning multiple menu under tag canvas when sidebar is wider.

1.2.1

  1. The minimal values of Radius X, Radius Y & Radius Z are shifted to zero so clouds could be one or two dimensional.
  2. Reduced step between Radius X,Y,Z values for precise setting size of dynamic Menu.
  3. Expanded scope of Canvas Height (90px – 960px): now Tag Cloud could be used as Header/Footer menu or Leaderboard Banner (728×90).
  4. Reduced step between Depth values for precise setting of perspective.
  5. Reduced step between Initial values for precise control of speed.
  6. Fixed bug in HEX check of entered colors.

1.2

  1. Changed the way Google Fonts are selected: All Google Fonts are included in a drop-down menu. Thus fonts are no more typed but selected.
  2. Automatic update of Google Fonts List from Google Font Library.
  3. Small code improvements.

1.1

  1. Added a new feature for Recent posts, Pages, Menu Items, List of Authors and External Links (blogroll): Support for mixed image/text tags and choice of image, text or both.
  2. Added text and image alignment options.
  3. Added an option to enable/disable a “No tags” message when there are no tags to display.
  4. Added an option for limiting number of Pages that can be rotated in the cloud.
  5. Updated to Graham Breach’s Javascript class TagCanvas v. 2.6.1.
  6. Added new tips in Help section.
  7. Fixed bug in freezing animation till next page loads.
  8. Made some code improvements.

1.0

The First Version.