[wp-hackers] Combining different taxonomy term clouds into one

Haluk Karamete halukkaramete at gmail.com
Fri Jan 7 06:30:03 UTC 2011

No plug ins/widgets on that yet Mike. I'm only in the thinking/planning stage.

On Thu, Jan 6, 2011 at 8:41 PM, Mike Schinkel
<mikeschinkel at newclarity.net> wrote:
> On Jan 6, 2011, at 11:28 PM, Haluk Karamete wrote:
>> Say, you got one taxonomy called Taxonomy1 and another Taxonomy2.
>> And each is growing their own terms organically as the various posts come in.
>> So, at some point, for the sake of an argument Taxonomy1 grows to 10
>> tags and Taxonomy tag makes it to 20 tags.
>> there are code snippets available to display individual tag clouds for
>> these 2 taxonomies. No problem there.
>> But how do you create one tag cloud as a combination of both?
>> In other words, what technique do you use to end up with a global tag
>> cloud consisting of 30 items - while maintaing a proper order for the
>> overall tag cloud?
>> Obviously, placing the two tag clouds one after the other in a list
>> form is not going to cut it. With such an implementation, the last
>> item of the Taxonomy1 tag cloud would appear to be bigger ticket item
>> than the first item of the Taxonomy2 - which we do not want.
> What code/widget are you using to generate your tag cloud?
> -Mike
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