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Colorful Tag Cloud Widget


This plugin is used to show a category and tag in sidebar and also in homepage sidebar. This plugin shows tags and categories in random colors which you have defined from admin area.


  • User define Colors: You can pick from 1 to 5 number of colors to show category and tags.
  • Minimum and Maximum font : You can set minimum font and maximum font number to show category and tags.
  • Font Unit : You can set font unit like (Pt,Px,%).
  • Alignment : You can set alignment of cloud for category and tags like (left,right,center).
  • Order by : You can set to show a category and tags on count and name base order.
  • Minimum no. of posts : Set this for show only those categories which post is minimum to this number.
  • Hide empty categories : You can set to hide those categories which post is 0.
  • Powered by link : You can set to show a powered by link in the website after cloud of categories and tags.
  • want to display tags : You can set to see the tags of all posts.
  • want to display category : You can set to see all the categories.
  • categories ids to exclude : You can add the categories id(comma seperated) which you want to exclude from cloud.


  • Screenshot of the configuration panel for this plugin.


  1. First copy this plugin to your `/wp-content/plugins/’
  2. Activate this plugin from WordPress->admin->Plugins
  3. Go to Appearance->Widget and drag and drop the widget to wherever you want to show it.
  4. Use the configuration menu to customise the widget.


How can I configure this plugin?

In WP Admin, go to Appearance->Sidebar Widget.Click on the small configure icon in Colorful Category Cloud Widget. Change the configuration what you want and then
save it. Done.

Contributors & Developers

“Colorful Tag Cloud Widget” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.