Custom shapes are available

Hello everyone!

Today I've good news for you.

I've finally implemented the feature I am requested too often - custom shapes on the Tagul site.
You no longer need to subscribe to API to create clouds with custom shapes.

The custom shapes allows you to create beautiful clouds like in the Gallery.

Comments (21)

  • saundrar 9 years ago #

    I like the shapes. I'd like to know how you apply hypertext links to the words in the cloud. This would be very useful for educational tools.

    I'm not finding any information on this. Do you have any documentation you are willing to share?

    Thank you,
    Saundra Romero

  • MichelleResendes 9 years ago #

    I am trying to create a magnet shape (horse shoe) but can't figure out how to create that custom shape?? What do I need to do?

    • Alex 9 years ago #

      Prepare image in png format. In appearence tab choose 'custom'. Then click on rectangle with shape preview and select your image. Adjust it using sliders if needed and click visualize button to make your cloud.

  • eriktagul 9 years ago #

    What a great creation! I'm interested in the text-within-text feature, and used Illustrator > create outline > save as PNG to export the shape for the word 'want.' I was hoping to fill the word shape with tags, or wrap the tags around the word shape, but instead the tags trace the shape outline. Any tips?


    • Alex 8 years ago #

      You should fill the body of your word ('want') with black. Then Tagul will place words/tags on black space that is inside your word.

  • ljones 9 years ago #

    Can I do clouds in the shape of numbers?

    • Alex 8 years ago #

      Yes, you can. Just create an image with a number shape and use it for your cloud.

  • Kyshari A. Johnson 9 years ago #

    I don't know how to change the words in my cloud, or change the shape of it.

  • Dan.Ciborowski 8 years ago #

    Any way that you could use a URL for the custom image? I'm downloading a lot of things just to send then back to you? But AWESOME feature.

  • shantal 8 years ago #

    I cant seem to manually edit my tags? Keep getting an Error message when i click on visualise the changes. Please assist. Ta

  • pattykake 8 years ago #

    great tool, i've used windows PAINT option to draw my own pencil case (for school vocabulary) and a sweater, just remember to fill yr object w/ a colour or only the outline will contain text!
    Thanks !

  • rcahn 8 years ago #

    Hi, I'm trying to use the custom shape feature. i upload a jpg of my logo (a simple design) but it disappears every time, and then says i haven't selected a shape. :( can you help me? thanks!!!!

  • TotallyUnreall 8 years ago #

    I can't change the picture! It stays a circle no matter what! I can't change it to a rectangle, star, custom, etc.

  • bela 7 years ago #

    Hi Alex,

    I am looking for a custom make word world map. I hatched upon an idea to essentially depict the world (using a 2D map) with words - but I wanted to use specific words that reflect the book's emphasis.  Please let me know if you have any ideas on how to use these words and create the world map.....


  • Rebecca.Wood.1 7 years ago #

    How do you do the giraffe where you have the words but the giraffe is in the center with no words in it?

    • Alex 7 years ago #

      At the moment to do this you need to make the image in photoshop (or any other image editing software) that will have black background and white giraffe on it. Here you can find the image I used to create the cloud.

  • Pamely 7 years ago #

    Does anyone want to make a simple shape for me?

    I am trying to use this to make student gifts for a class. I would like a square - but with a "cutout" in the bottom right or bottom center for a photo. I want to print the cloud and use it as a mat for a picture.

  • Ninoo 7 years ago #

    j'aimerai savoir comment faire apparaître les mots dans ma forme, j'ai cliqué sur visualisé et il n'y à que la forme qui apparaît S.O.S :(.

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