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Use Wordle

What is Wordle?

  • Wordle is a a free website that creates ‘word clouds’ - the the size of the words is determined by how often they appear in the text.
  • You can use the images you create with Wordle for whatever you want
  • Screenshot the image to save it - you can also create a PDF version
  • Change the Language setting to include numbers 
  • You can easily remove words from the word list by right clicking on them
  • Requires Java (works best in Firefox)

A Wordle relating to digital humanities

(Example of a Wordle relating to digital humanities)

How do I get started with Wordle?

Resources to Help with Text Mining

Link to guide: Use Text Sentiment VisualizerLink to guide: Use Text Mining ToolsLink to guide: Use Stata

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