MelonHTML5 - Timeline

MelonHTML5 - Timeline



Timeline enables you to build visually-rich interactive timelines on your website. It lets you display blog posts, videos, photo gallery, slider…etc with plenty of customizable options, which should suit all your needs. Timeline also accepts JSON as data source which makes it extremely easy to integrate it with your own database in any programming languages.

Please give it quick rating if you like this. If you have any suggestions/feature request or you find a bug, you are more than welcome to contact us and we’ll address them ASAP.

Live Demo

NOTE: jQuery Version is also available.


Timeline event can be displayed as a Blog Post, Slider, Gallery, Video and so on. Each display type offers unique options such as Lightbox, Slideshow, Preloading …etc.

Timeline can be displayed in Dual Column, Left Column, Right Column or Center Column.

Timeline also comes with full responsive design suiting any of your website designs.

THEMES: super easy to create your own theme file
Multiple themes are included by default. The HTML and CSS structure are designed for you to create your own themes very easily.

A full CSS3 (jQuery Fallback for IEs) lightbox is included. You also get the option to turn it on or off.

Yes, just one DIV, no complex HTML is required.

Timeline lets you use JSON as data source, so you can easily integrate it with your own database in any programming languages.

Displaying a large number of data in one timeline instance with a load more button which loads more data automatically on clicking.

Wanna implement your own AJAX data load for Timeline? No problem, you can use the built-in API to add new data to an existing Timeline instance.

SOCIAL INTEGRATION (see Twitter Timeline Demo and Facebook Timeline Demo)
You can also use its API to easily integrate Twitter, Facebook or any other social network into the Timeline. Examples are included in the files.

FULL API FUNCTIONS (for advanced used)
Plenty of API options are also given (e.g. turn animation/separator on or off, set date format … etc), which allows you to configure the timeline to suit your own needs.

CSS3 animations + jQuery Fallback for IE
All animations are written in CSS3 for better performance, and old IEs will get jQuery animations.

SUPPORT ALL MAJOR BROWSER (IE 7+, Chrome, Firefox, Safari, Opera)
Timeline has been thoroughly tested in all major browsers and mobile devices, performance is also optimized for each browser. So we wanna say it’s 99.99% bug free.

Elements are ordered by time automatically. You can also set the order to be DESC or ASC.

Date can be displayed in any format by setting one single option

A full example of mobile mode is included in the files, so if you are to build a mobile website, this is what you need.


v2.07 @ 18 Mar 2015
UPDATE: Updated Facebook API to v2.0
v2.06 @ 12 Feb 2015
UPDATE: Updated Twitter API to use the current protocol type instead of http only
v2.05 @ 05 Dec 2014
BUGFIX: Fixed Load More button when multiple timelines are used on one page
v2.04 @ 04 Nov 2014
BUGFIX: Fixed lightbox to not open multiple images when clicking on 2 images too fast
v2.03 @ 15 Oct 2014
UPDATE: Added support for Time
v2.02 @ 07 Oct 2014
UPDATE: Allow the "content" option to be used in other event types
UPDATE: Added 2 new themes
BUGFIX: Fixed a bug in "loadmore" option
v2.01 @ 26 July 2014
UPDATE: Updated lightbox design
UPDATE: Do not play slider automatically by default
UPDATE: Added a new dark theme
v2.00 @ 07 July 2014
UPDATE: Revamped HTML and CSS
UPDATE: NEW 100% Responsive Mode
UPDATE: NEW "Load More" option (no custom JavaScript code is needed anymore)
UPDATE: Simplified Options
UPDATE: Allow to show the first time separator
UPDATE: Huge performance improvement
v1.08 @ 25 February 2014
UPDATE: Facebook: use large images when available (photo posts)
v1.07 @ 01 February 2014
UPDATE: Updated moment.js to the latest version
UPDATE: Added ability to separate data by year, month or month year
UPDATE: Simplified Facebook and Twitter integration
UPDATE: Added ability to set default width via option so that the size of JSON data can be reduced
v1.06 @ 08 August 2013
UPDATE: NEW API appendData(): add additional data to an existing timeline
UPDATE: NEW option "max": set maximum number to timeline elements to be displayed
v1.05 @ 18 July 2013
UPDATE: Added ability to display posts of a Facebook Page by providing a page ID
UPDATE: Updated Facebook API to work with its latest changes (access token)
UPDATE: Updated Twitter API service URL to the new one
v1.04 @ 02 July 2013
UPDATE: Added a new "dateFormat" option
v1.03 @ 28 June 2013
UPDATE: Updated Twitter API to v1.1
v1.02 @ 18 Feb 2013
UPDATE: Added ability to set element order: DESC or ASC
v1.01 @ 27 Jan 2013
UPDATE: Added ability to delete timeline elements
UPDATE: Added a new center column mode
UPDATE: Added responsive and mobile mode to examples
v1.00 @ 25 Jan 2013
Initial release