jQuery Plugin To Create 3D Sphere-style Tag Cloud - tagcloud

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jQuery Plugin To Create 3D Sphere-style Tag Cloud - tagcloud

tagcloud is a fancy lightweight jQuery plugin used to generate an animated 3D-Ball tag cloud from an unordered list.

How to use it:

1. Load the latest version of jQuery library and jQuery tagcloud plugin on your web page.

<script src="http://ajax.googleapis.com/ajax/libs/jquery/1.11.0/jquery.min.js"></script>
<script type="text/javascript" src="src/tagcloud.jquery.js"></script>

2. Create text data for the tag cloud using Html unordered list.

<div id="tagcloud">
<li><a href="#">Tag 1</a></li>
<li><a href="#">Tag 2</a></li>
<li><a href="#">Tag 3</a></li>

3. Call the plugin with optional settings.

<script type="text/javascript">
var settings = {
//height of sphere container
height: 400,
//width of sphere container
width: 400,
//radius of sphere
radius: 150,
//rotation speed
speed: 3,
//sphere rotations slower
slower: 0.9,
//delay between update position
timer: 5,
//dependence of a font size on axis Z
fontMultiplier: 15,
//tag css stylies on mouse over
hoverStyle: {
border: 'none',
color: '#0b2e6f'
//tag css stylies on mouse out
mouseOutStyle: {
border: '',
color: ''


This awesome jQuery plugin is developed by dynamicguy. For more Advanced Usages, please check the demo page or visit the official website.