As well as all the interesting styling/formatting tools available within WordPress, we also suggest using external sites to assist in the creation of exciting and engaging content.

For a full list of tools visit –


Google Maps Engine – Create customised maps & import data.

StoryMap JS – Maps that tell stories.

Carto DB – Turn data sets into maps on this easy to use website

Social Media

Twitter Widgets – Add a widget to a ‘Post’ to showcase a Twitter feed.

Pablo – Create Images for various social media platforms with this browser-based Photo editor.

Landscape – Quickly resize images for specific social media platforms.

Data Visualisation & Timelines

Google fusion Tables – Simple data visualisation from Google drive

Flourish – Quickly turn your spreadsheets into stunning online charts, maps and interactive stories.

Storyline JS – an open-source tool that enables anyone to build an annotated, interactive line chart.

Timeline JS – Beautifully crafted timelines generated through a Google Spreadsheet. – Create interactive data-visualisations & infographics

Surveys & Polls

Poll Daddy – Embeddable surveys & polls

Survey Monkey – Create and publish online surveys in minutes