10 Best Timeline Generators In JavaScript & CSS (2024 Update)

A timeline is a type of chronology chart that displays a list of events labeled with dates in chronological order.

It is typically used to tell a story, show milestones/history, or describe events relative to each other.

In this post, I’m happy to share the 10 best Vanilla JavaScript- or Pure CSS-driven libraries that help you create historic timelines based on dates. I hope you like it.

Last Updated: Feb 01, 2023

1. Parallel Timelines Chart With JavaScript And SVG

Parallel Timelines Chart With JavaScript And SVG

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A JavaScript & SVG based charting library to create a Gantt Chart style segmented timelines for representing the state of time-series over time.


2. Responsive Horizontal/Vertical Timeline In Vanilla JavaScript – timeline.js

Responsive Horizontal/Vertical Timeline In Vanilla JavaScript – timeline.js

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A vanilla JavaScript plugin to render a responsive, horizontal/vertical timeline component from plain HTML.


3. Responsive Vertical Timeline In Pure CSS

Responsive Vertical Timeline In Pure CSS

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A simple, plain, responsive, vertical timeline built with CSS and HTML unordered list.


4. Responsive Interactive Timeline In Vanilla JavaScript – Simple Timeline

Responsive Interactive Timeline In Vanilla JavaScript - Simple Timeline

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A simple, responsive, interactive timeline implemented in pure JavaScript.


5. Responsive Vertical Timeline In CSS/SASS

responsive-vertical-timeline-sass

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Yet another responsive, nice-looking, and vertical timeline UI built on top of pure CSS/SASS.


Timesheet Style Timeline JavaScript Library – Timesheet.js

timesheet-timeline

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A JavaScript library to visualize your data and events in a timesheet-style timeline chart.


7. Dynamic Vertical Timelines Made Easy With VerticalTimeline.js

Responsive Vertical Timelines Made Easy With VerticalTimeline.js

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A lightweight, dynamic, responsive, and vertical timeline for displaying a timeline of historical events, product releases, or project milestones in a linear fashion.


8. Pure CSS Timeline For Bulma Framework

Pure CSS Timeline For Bulma Framework

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A Bulma extension to create vertical timelines without requiring any additional JavaScript.


9. TimelineJS3

TimelineJS3

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A Storytelling Timeline built in JavaScript.


10. Neo

Neo Timeline

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neo.js is a lightweight timeline for javascript.


More Resources:

See our Timeline section for more JavaScript & CSS timeline libraries. If you’re a jQuery user, see this article: 10 Best Timeline Components In jQuery And Pure JS/CSS.

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