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Designing Infographics on the Web

This guide provides a list of resources for learning about and creating infographics.

Introduction

Piktochart was one of the earliest infographics websites created. In addition to infographs, piktochart allows you to create brochures, banners, presentations, and reports. Its ability adjust embedded material to multiple screen sizes sets this site apart from other infographic creators. Imbedded charts can also have multiple interactive elements, making the infographic more dynamic.

Strengths

  • Social sharing options
  • Many tutorials available
  • Upload up to 40MB of images
  • Piktochart allows you to make charts, presentations, posters, and videos
  • Country maps

 Drawbacks

  • Limited to 5 visuals/projects
  • Limited icons and images for free users

The Benefits of Premium Accounts

 

  storage Download Formats Watermark Content Privacy
Basic 5 visuals

JPG

 

Visible

79 templates

over 4000 icons

14 charts

Country maps

Public
Pro Unlimited

JPG

PNG

PDF

Removed

600+ templates

over 4000 icons

14 charts

Country maps

Color schemes

Folders

Private option

 

Sample Infographic

Piktochart infographic