WordPress Timeline Plugins

6+ Best WordPress Timeline Plugins of 2020

Hey folks, today you’ll be grabbing a collection of best WordPress Timeline plugins of 2020 right here. I’m hoping that this guide help you in meeting whatever related requirements you have just like my earlier guides. If you’re not sure now about what’s a timeline plugin is then I’ll start with a description. You can off course skip that part and directly start with the plugin collection available beneath.

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This plugin can be helpful if you’re running a WordPress driven website since long time or if you wish to publish a time depending post. A Timeline plugin can indeed help you to display things happened in a particular time frame. Without this plugin you need to either do coding or show the timeline passage via content. But if you can come up with a better solution with certain graphics then of course it will engage readers for longer. That’s our window and that’s the exact reason why we are here.

Best WordPress Timeline Plugins

You can put in events, important meetings or dates from past or future in a specific frame offered by the plugins mentioned below and the result will be very elegant. Get ready for whatever requirements you have from this plugin and match with the below mentioned timeline plugins for WordPress platform.

#1 Content Timeline

Content Timeline Plugin

Our first plugin is available at a price of $30 at CodeCanyon and all I can say is that Content Timeline deserves your attention. It comes with a responsive design with swipe enable elements. There are eleven different settings which are equally available for customization.

Setting it up is really simple and its UI is pretty cool. If you wish to minimize the size of the overall timeline then it can be done by easing effects. The same plugin package is even available for Drupal and HTML5 (with CSS3) version. Coming back to its functionalities it can let you create and show gorgeous looking timeline right away on any page or post.

A read more button can be applied so that you can connect a story with a detailed post. The Slider can also be enabled within the timeline pretty easily which helps users to scroll from one part to another easily. Content can be added from previously published articles and sorting tools are also enabled.

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#2 Social Timeline – WordPress Social Stream

Social Timeline can help you create a timeline using posts, videos, pictures and tag them with keywords or any other sorting elements. The content can be dragged from any social network profile if you wish to do so. There are different design styles offered that is a cool feature that can help you create differently looking timeline comfortably.

Twitter, Facebook, YouTube, Vimeo, Instagram, etc. are few social networks being supported by this plugin and it even has 4 styles to choose from along with a responsive layout. The plugin can be used with a mixed feed of social networks and it even support lots of custom background colors + animation effects .

The whole package is easily customizable and recently released on the market with documentation (in case if you wish to know more details). Of course it comes with dedicated support and free upgrades. It’s also compatible with latest version of WordPress 5.0. You can see it running in the free demo over its detail page.

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#3 Everest Timeline

Everest Timeline is a totally flexible plugin that comes with 50+ pre-designed templates and support for blog posts. It’s compatible with the major web browsers and with the second latest version of WordPress script. It can generate timeline pretty easily and can be customized within few clicks. There is no limit on number of posts to be included within.

There are not many functionalities offered by it but whatever it does, it’s professional in that. Everything is really simple in setup and it comes with dedicated support and free upgrades. It will cost you just $19. Don’t forget to check its live preview before buying.

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#4 Cool Timeline Pro

Our last premium plugin, Cool Timeline Pro, is available at a price of $25 and it comes with very handy and unique looking design styles. It offers a lot of features like timeline scrolling navigation, animation effects, add cool icons in timeline, category management options, shortcode compatible, AJAX compatible, etc. It supports the latest version of WordPress script and I’m sure it will be updated again with improvements and/or fixes.

Cool Timeline Pro comes with an easy to use and advanced admin panel with lots of options for styling, customization and more. You can pull up posts or images from already published posts on your blog and this responsive plugin will show them all according to a desired time. On top of all, its compatible with all major internet browsers and even mobile compatibility features.

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#5 Timeline Express

Timeline Express Plugin

There is no longer any need to wait or check other websites to find the best free timeline plugin for WordPress as we have our next champion. It’s called Timeline Express and available over official plugin store of WordPress. You can find that it’s been downloaded thousands of times and many support tickets have been answered which means it is a higher quality plugin than most free options.

Features include CSS3 animations, scroll effects, localized dates and custom template support, hide or show date, specify the length of timeline for each document or announcement, TinyMCE buttons to generate shortcodes quickly, and translation support.

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#6 WP JQuery Timelinr

WP JQuery Timelinr Plugin

It supports shortcodes with multiple parameters and comprise of features like date ranges, default settings, ability to add timeline according to categories and multiple timelines. If you wish to have a single button that can do most of the tricky part then it got that too.

WP JQuery Timelinr is available at free of cost from the official WordPress plugin store and all I can say is that try it out on your demo website and you might find it working effectively.

Over to You

So folks I hope you found at least one plugin that matched with the requirements at your end. Don’t forget to share this guide with all your fellow bloggers so that they can also add this needed knowledge to their knowledge bank. Peace.

*last updated 12/04/2019

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  • Satinder Singh
    Posted at 12:48h, 02 December Reply

    You can also add cool timeline plugin in your list – https://wordpress.org/plugins/cool-timeline/

    • Brian H
      Posted at 14:58h, 02 December Reply

      Hi Satinder,

      Thank you for your recommendation the plugin looks awesome I will definitely include it on the next update 🙂

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