I started with RStudio to analyze data and with Plotly to visualize it. That’s why Shiny for R was a natural next step for me. Shiny stands out as one of the best data visualization products for web applications. Shiny can produce highly sophisticated and interactive charts. There are, however a couple of drawbacks. Shiny has a client-server architecture (server runs R, you need to register an account at the special Shiny server!) and it is a commercial product (not free!). Shiny is unbelievable product. I spent hours and hours studying its features. One hundred times have I been on the point of embracing Shiny. But I would say, for the modest scraper just starting out, Shiny is quite overkill to say the least.
Since WordPress is based on jQuery I decided to have a look at few charting libraries which also use jQuery. Here are some of the ones I found:
Below I have put together a few examples in iframes. All of them use jQuery and all of them are interactive. The coding behind all of them is quite simple.
Shiny! I am a fool—but forgive me!