Hi everyone,

Today we have another new template for you and a bunch of exciting new features to explore. So let’s get right into it!

Introducing word clouds
After being requested by our users for quite some time, our new “Word cloud” template finally went live last week! It supports two modes: pasting in raw text or directly adding values to size by, and if you’re on a Business or Enterprise plan, your word clouds will automatically pick up the font from your custom theme.

Learn more in our blog post

Learn more about word clouds in our blog post

Masters series: W.E.B. Du Bois
In our blog, we’ve continued our Masters series by recreating the 19th century data portraits of W.E.B. Du Bois in Flourish. Learn how to replicate these pioneering charts by using features like background images, color overrides, and annotations.

Recreate your own W.E.B. Du Bois graphics

W.E.B. Dubois blog post

One dataset, ten visualizations
One of the questions we most often get asked is: “What’s the right visualization to use with my data?” The choice can feel overwhelming, but narrowing it down is straightforward once you know how. In this blog post, we created ten visualizations from a single dataset and discussed which visualization technique is best used for what.

Learn more in our blog post

Streamgraph of US refugee settlements 1975-2018

November webinars
Our “Tea Break” webinars – available to all users – are a great way to learn about new parts of the Flourish world. Our next topics are an overview of our “3D map” template on the 9th November and an introduction to our new “Word cloud” template on the 23rd November. Join us to learn more about how to make the most of your Flourish charts.

Can’t make it? No problem. You can find all the recordings of our previous webinars on our YouTube channel.

Sign up for our “Tea Break” webinars

Sign up for our Flourish Tea break webinars

Other updates
• You can now set Flourish stories to autoplay on load of the page. Find out more in our help doc.
• Our “3D map” template now supports panels as well as popups, along with various other improvements. Create your own 3D map now.
• Our new thumbnail feature lets you generate a static image of your visualizations available at a specific URL that updates whenever you republish. Learn more in our help doc.

We’re hiring!
The Flourish team is growing and we have great opportunities across several teams. We’re currently looking for a senior visualization developer, a senior developer/tech lead, a sales manager, a customer success intern, and a sales intern.

• Does this sound like you or someone you know? Apply now or spread the word!

Join the Flourish team

We’ll be back in a few weeks with more updates. Until then, as always, just hit reply with any ideas, questions or feedback – and keep an eye on the changelog for more updates!

Best wishes,
Luisa and the Flourish team

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