You can now integrate Our World in Data charts much more easily into forum posts. These new features work with any of our interactive charts – their URLs look like this:
Previews on hover
If you add a link to an OWID chart in your text, a preview window will automatically appear when readers hover over it. For example, here's the yearly number of deaths from malaria by age since 1990.
If you want to make a chart visible directly in your post, you can simply paste the URL and an embedded version of the chart should automatically appear. Here, for example, I'm pasting this:
to show this:
Note that when you make changes to an interactive chart on OWID (e.g. choosing a time window, selecting countries, switching to a different scale), your configuration is saved in the URL. Starting from this chart of primary energy from nuclear, I can make a line chart for G7 countries, and copy the resulting URL from my browser:
which I can paste here to embed this:
Many thanks to Adam Binks for coming up with this idea at EAGx Oxford!