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Yet, just another tag cloud plugin for hexo.

How it looks like


And you can see online live demo by clicking here

How to Use


  • go into your hexo system folder, and add depandence "hexo-tag-cloud": "2.1.*" to package.json
  • then do npm install command
  • then you need to change your theme layout file and add the following content to that file depended on your render system.

For ejs Users

  • For example, in its default theme landscape.
  • We should find hexo/themes/landscape/layout/_widget/tagcloud.ejs file and insert the following code.
<% if (site.tags.length) { %>
  <script type="text/javascript" charset="utf-8" src="<%- url_for('/js/tagcloud.js') %>"></script>
  <script type="text/javascript" charset="utf-8" src="<%- url_for('/js/tagcanvas.js') %>"></script>
  <div class="widget-wrap">
    <h3 class="widget-title"><%= __('tagcloud') %></h3>
    <div id="myCanvasContainer" class="widget tagcloud">
      <canvas width="250" height="250" id="resCanvas" style="width:100%">
        <%- tagcloud() %>
<% } %>

If you are using icarus, please see Issue #31.

For swig Users

  • Here we use theme Next as an example.
  • You should insert the following code into next/layout/_macro/sidebar.swig.
{% if site.tags.length > 1 %}
  <script type="text/javascript" charset="utf-8" src="{{ url_for('/js/tagcloud.js') }}"></script>
  <script type="text/javascript" charset="utf-8" src="{{ url_for('/js/tagcanvas.js') }}"></script>
  <div class="widget-wrap">
    <h3 class="widget-title">Tag Cloud</h3>
    <div id="myCanvasContainer" class="widget tagcloud">
      <canvas width="250" height="250" id="resCanvas" style="width:100%">
        {{ list_tags() }}
{% endif %}

@See Issue 6

For jade Users

  • eg. theme Apollo.
  • You can add change the container block code to the following in apollo/layout/archive.jade.
block container
    include mixins/post
        h2(class='archive-year')= 'Tag Cloud'
        script(type='text/javascript', charset='utf-8', src=url_for("/js/tagcloud.js"))
        script(type='text/javascript', charset='utf-8', src=url_for("/js/tagcanvas.js"))
            canvas#resCanvas(width='500', height='500', style='width:100%')

For pug Users

  • Here we use theme Butterfly as an example.
  • Then find this file: Butterfly/layout/includes/widget/card_tags.pug
  • Modiefy the file as following code:
if site.tags.length
        span= _p('aside.card_tags')
        script(type="text/javascript" charset="utf-8" src="/js/tagcloud.js")
        script(type="text/javascript" charset="utf-8" src="/js/tagcanvas.js")
          canvas#resCanvas(width='200', height='200', style='width=100%')
            != tagcloud()
          != tagcloud({min_font: 16, max_font: 24, amount: 50, color: true, start_color: '#999', end_color: '#99a9bf'})

Last step

  • use hexo clean && hexo g && hexo s to see the change. hexo clean must be done before use hexo g.
  • PS: Don't use the command hexo g -d or hexo d -g, @See Issue 7


Now the hexo-tag-cloud plugin support customize feature. It's simple to change the color and the font for the tag cloud.

  • Add these config below to your _config.yml file(which under your blog root directory)
# hexo-tag-cloud
    textFont: 'Trebuchet MS, Helvetica'
    textColor: '#333'
    textHeight: 25
    outlineColor: '#E2E1D1'
    maxSpeed: 0.5 # range from [0.01 ~ 1]
    pauseOnSelected: false # true means pause the cloud tag movement when highlight a tag
  • then use hexo clean && hexo g && hexo s to enjoy your different tag cloud


Submit issue please




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