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Simple React + D3 wordcloud component with powerful features.
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☁️ React Wordcloud

Simple React + D3 wordcloud component with powerful features. Uses the d3-cloud layout.



yarn add react-wordcloud

Note that react-wordcloud requires react^16.8.3 as a peer dependency.


View all documented examples at

A simple example using only required props:

import * as React from "react";
import ReactWordcloud from "react-wordcloud";

const words = [
  { text: "hello", value: 3 },
  { text: "world", value: 12.5 },
  { text: "github", value: 1 },
  { text: "code", value: 1 }

function MyApp() {
  return (
    <div style={{ width: 600, height: 400 }}>
      <ReactWordcloud words={words} />

You can also run the examples locally:

git clone

cd react-wordcloud
yarn dev


Main Dependencies

  • react
  • d3
  • d3-cloud
  • tippy.js

Codebase Overview

  • index.tsx: Pure React code that exposes an interface of props.
  • render.ts: Pure D3 code to render wordcloud given a valid D3 selection and other data.
  • hooks.ts: React hooks to construct and resize a responsive SVG container.
  • types.ts: Typescript types.
  • utils.ts: Various simple functions to compute derived data.

The code is written in typescript, linted with eslint + prettier, and bundled with rollup. Examples and documentations are built with docz.

Feel free to contribute by submitting a pull request.

Wordcloud Generator

Create wordclouds using this wordcloud generator:

Features supported:

  • Editing and uploading text inputs
  • Various NLP methods (stopwords, ngrams)
  • Wordcloud configurations
  • Export/save/share wordclouds


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