TimelineJS tips

TimelineJS makes it easy to create interactive timelines based on a Google spreadsheet.

Follow the instructions here (click on the big green MAKE A TIMELINE NOW button).

A few tips:

  1. Rename the Google spreadsheet template to something like “Everglades timeline” so you don’t end up with multiple spreadsheets named Copy of TimelineJS Template.
  2. Click on More Options in Step 3 so you can change the font and adjust the zoom level (if necessary). The Georgia and Helvetica Neue font looks best on mypalmbeachpost.com.
  3. You can embed links in the headline, text, media credit and caption columns using html like so:


        Which will show up like this:
          Charles R Noegel collection, State Archives of Florida,

    Florida Memory