Virto Tag Cloud is a simple and useful tool for effective structuring your data stored in SharePoint lists, and providing easy navigation. Tag cloud is an intuitive, simple and, thus, extremely popular way to structure information.
Tag cloud has two main functions: navigation and popularity ranking. In fact, a tag is keyword assigned to a piece of information. It helps describe an item and allows it to be found again by browsing or searching. New Microsoft SharePoint 2010 is enhanced with tagging and tag cloud features, but you still miss them in SharePoint 2007. Using Virto Tag Cloud you can enjoy all the benefits of such data structuring when working with your SharePoint 2007 sites!
Virto Tag Cloud web part is essentially a combination of two different but integrated web parts. The first one allows for extending list field sets with additional “tag” field. The second web part is designed for adding a tag cloud to a SharePoint site pages. Being combined in a single solution, these two web-parts provide users with powerful tools for structuring and effective usage of information based on the tag cloud principles. With Virto Tag Cloud you can quickly structure your SharePoint data and provide easy navigation according to any classification you define.
Keeping tag database in SharePoint Tag List (Tag Data Source)
Ability to create and use unlimited number of Tag Lists (Data sources)
Ability to relate any SharePoint list to any data source
Data source can be applied to site collection or current site only
Additional filed type for SharePoint List — tag field
Allows or disallow user to add new tags
Adding to tag to any item in SharePoint List
Html-based tag cloud
Silverlight-based tag cloud — coming soon!
Tag auto completion and highlight
Define maximum count of most popular tags in tag blocks
Tag hints (Enter the text of message which will be displayed under tag input line. Usually it is a short instruction of tags input)
Tag Cloud Font Size parameters
Font Color Schemes —coming soon!
Gradient Color Schemes — coming soon!
Tag alphabetical or rank popularity sort order