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Harvey Harvey
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Wordle

Wordle is this cool "word cloud" tool that creates a graphic representation of what a website's content. The more often a word appears the bigger the word will be.

Blogs are kind of funky because the content on the home page changes often so the word cloud will change.

Here's one I did for Harvey Road:



Click the link above and drop any URL in there and check it out.
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Kind of weird, because I think it just takes your home page, regardless of what you put in as the reference page. I just cut and pasted all the text and I got this for March:

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And this for June:

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I think "Share" shows up a lot because it appears on every post.
Harvey Harvey
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This is what I got for Ski = MC2:

"You just need to go at that shit wide open, hang on, and own it." —Camp
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Yeah, like I said, I think that's just to front page . . .

Which kind of has a lot of weird stuff on it right now.
Sick Bird Rider Sick Bird Rider
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That is totally cool. Clicked "random" a few times for my blog, it does seem to pick up what is on the most recent post. Here's a cool one I got for Blue Toes' blog intro

        Wordle: cuba black and white

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Harvey Harvey
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The way a blog works, the only content that is really at your home page URL:

www.nyskiblog.com
www.jonnyjay.blogspot.com
www.skiequalsmc2.blogspot.com

...are the posts on the first page.  All other posts are housed only on their own URL.

It seems like you get a more realistic representation of your site if you use the FEED URL.

Would love to see those word clouds bigger. How did you guys make them so small?

Kind of a fun toy.
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Sick Bird Rider Sick Bird Rider
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Harvey44 wrote
Would love to see those word clouds bigger. How did you guys make them so small?
 
How did you make them so large? Screen shot? I got the small size by cutting and pasting the embed code provided after posting to the Wordle galley (where there is another SBR!!!).
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they gotta remove some common words from consideration, such as "along", "new", etc...  then we'll get a better picture
Harvey Harvey
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It looks like the program only displays words of 4 characters or more.  Also looks like there is no "they." Just a guy who wrote a program and put it up on the internet. There doesn't seem to be any revenue model associated with Wordle.

Here's a Wordle from today's NY Ski Magazine feature on Solitude by Bryan Luftglass...

NY Ski Magazine article on Solitude
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Harvey Harvey
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Ran this one on today's blog post. Weird how it's mostly about today's post but has some other things mixed in:

"You just need to go at that shit wide open, hang on, and own it." —Camp
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