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Creating Digital Timelines

Use this guide to learn how to create and embed digital timelines.


There are a number of tools that can help you create and manage chronological data. This in-progress guide can help you decide which timeline toolkit to use, as well as start and manage your project. 

Tool Name Skill Level Media Integration Pros Cons Learn
TimelineJS Beginner Videos, images, and Google Maps Customizable via JSON. Media is pulled into your timeline using links. If you pull your media from a website, you risk having broken links in your project. TimelineJS tutorial + video