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Useful Educational Tools | Timeline Template

This is a very simple timeline template that you can use in Notepad. It works great for educational dates and events and can also be used for a personal timeline.



Timeline Template

(Note: This template is made with just two HTML list elements. It helps if you are familiar with them, but they are very easy to practice with and learn.)

This is a very simple timeline template that you can use in Notepad. To use it, click here to open the template, right click on the template page, select 'view source', copy all the code. Paste it into Notepad and save the file as timelinetemplate.html

Now all you have to do is double click on the file to open it in your browser and it should look just like what you see below.

To edit it, you have to open it in Notepad. Enjoy!

Examples:

  • 1654 - Year can go here
    • January - Month can go here
      • 18 - Day and event can go here or:
        • event can go here
  • 1776 - Declaration of Independence - You can include just the year with the event on the same line
  • 1845 - You can include the year without dates
    • Texas joins the union.
    • other event
    • other event
Save a copy of the above examples for reference, then delete everything from 'Examples' to this point.


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