A word cloud is a visualization of a set of words, where the size and placement of a word is determined by how it is weighted.

In TypeScript the type option must always be set.

Configuration options for the series are given in three levels:

  1. Options for all series in a chart are defined in the plotOptions.series object.
  2. Options for all wordcloud series are defined in plotOptions.wordcloud.
  3. Options for one single series are given in the series instance array.
Highcharts.chart('container', {
    plotOptions: {
        series: {
            // general options for all series
        wordcloud: {
            // shared options for all wordcloud series
    series: [{
        // specific options for this series instance
        type: 'wordcloud'