Lee Kelleher

Category Cloud Widget

Adds a sidebar widget to display the categories as a tag cloud. Based on Matt Kingston’s Weighted Categories WP plugin.



You can view a working demo of the Category Cloud here:


The latest version of the Category Cloud widget can be downloaded from the official WordPress Plugins Directory (here). Alternatively you can get a copy direct from the SVN repository (trunk).


  1. Make sure you have the Widget plugin available at http://automattic.com/code/widgets/
  2. Copy category-cloud.php to your plugins folder, /wp-content/plugins/widgets/
  3. Activate it through the plugin management screen.
  4. Go to Themes->Sidebar Widgets and drag and drop the widget to wherever you want to show it.
  5. Use the configuration menu to customise the widget.