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Google Forms Word Cloud: How to Set It up in 2024

In this article, we will show you how to set up a word cloud with Google Forms in just a few clicks. Simply follow the steps below.

How to Set Up a Word Cloud with Google Forms

Google Forms currently does not have a built-in feature to create a word cloud directly within the application. However, you can achieve this by using a workaround that involves collecting responses through Google Forms and then using another tool to create the word cloud. Here's how to do it:

Step 1: Create a Google Form

Navigate to Google Forms and click on the blank form or choose a template. Add questions that are relevant for your word cloud. Depending on your needs, it may be best to focus on open-ended text-based questions.

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Step 2: Share Your Google Form

Click the "Send" button at the top right to share your form to your intended audience via email, link, or social media. It's important to gather enough responses to make a meaningful word cloud.

Step 3: Link Your Form to a Google Sheet

In the "Responses" tab at the top of your form, click on the Google Sheets icon to create a new spreadsheet for your responses. This will automatically link and save all responses to a new Google Sheet.

Step 4: Extract Your Text Data from Google Sheets

Open the linked Google Sheet. Identify and copy the text responses that you want to use in your word.

Step 5: Choose an Online Word Cloud Generator

Go to an online word cloud generator like or These tools will allow you to paste your copied data and create visual representations of the text.

Step 6: Paste Your Data and Customize Your Word Cloud

In the word cloud generator, paste the text data from your Google Sheet. Then, customize the appearance of your word cloud by adjusting settings like colors, shapes, and fonts.

Step 7: Generate and Download Your Word Cloud

Once you're satisfied with the customization, generate the word cloud. Most word cloud tools will allow you to download the finished word cloud in various formats such as PNG or JPG.

We hope that this article has helped you and given you a better understanding on how to create a word cloud with Google Forms. If you enjoyed this article, you might also like our article on how to create QR code attendance in Google Forms, our article on how to set up  response email notifications on Google Forms or our article on survey monkey vs google forms.

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