OVERVIEW:Timeline enables you to build visually-rich interactive timelines on your website. It lets you display blog posts, embedded 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 with database or any other systems.
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 me and I’ll address them ASAP.
NOTE: Wordpress Version is also available.
DIFFERENT DISPLAY OPTIONS
Allows to you embed multiple images into one element with left and right arrows for navigation. Images rotate automatically and could have lightbox enabled or disabled.
Allows multiple images to be displayed in one element with a scrollbar to navigate.
Allows you to create a blog post style element with a lightbox enabled image on the top, and a read more link at the bottom.
Allows any iframes (google map, youtube…etc) to be nicely embedded, and iframes will have a nice preloading before being displayed
MULTIPLE or SINGLE COLUMN MODE
Each timeline could be set to Dual Column, Left Column, Right Column or Center Column modes.
Timeline also comes with the “must have” responsive design which lets it to be displayed on mobile devices like a champion.
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 easily.
A full CSS3 (jQuery Fallback for IEs) lightbox is included which can be applied to images used in elemetns. You also get the option to turn it on or off.
ONE DIV INSTALL
Yes, just one DIV, no complex HTML is required.
JSON DATA SOURCE
Timeline lets you use JSON as data source, so you can easily integrate it with your own database or any other systems.
Displaying a large number of data in one timeline instance with a load more button which loads more data automatically on click.
DYNAMICALLY ADDING DATA
You can also use timeline’s built-in API to append new data to an existing timeline instance via AJAX.
SOCIAL INTEGRATION (see Twitter Timeline Demo and Facebook Timeline Demo)
You can also use its API to easily intergrate Twitter, Facebook or any other social network into the Timeline. Examples are included in the files.
READ FROM RSS FEED
You can simply feed timeline data with a single RSS Feed URL. Any of the 4 timeline types can be used with RSS Feed.
FULL API FUNCTIONS (for advanced used)
Plenty of API options are also given (e.g. turn animation on or off, turn year separator on or off … 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.
D Do DD M Mo MM MMM MMMM YYYY YY
MOBILE DEVICE SUPPORT
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.
FREE SUPPORT & FREQUENT UPDATES
As usualy, feel free to contact me (either use the comment or drop me an email) if you have any questions. I’ll respond as soon as I can.
CHANGE LOGS:v2.00 @ 07 July 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 reducedv1.06 @ 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 displayedv1.05 @ 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 onev1.04 @ 02 July 2013
UPDATE: Added a new "dateFormat" optionv1.03 @ 28 June 2013
UPDATE: Updated Twitter API to v1.1v1.02 @ 18 Feb 2013
UPDATE: Added ability to set element order: DESC or ASCv1.01 @ 27 Jan 2013
UPDATE: Added ability to delete timeline elements UPDATE: Added a new center column mode UPDATE: Added responsive and mobile mode to examplesv1.00 @ 25 Jan 2013