Here is a list of 5 free websites to create timeline. These websites basically provide you a platform where you can arrange your stuff together in one place and also add images, videos, etc. to it. Some of these websites even allow you to share your timeline with others, or keep them private if you want. There are many more options and features that help you create interesting timelines. All you need to have is a free account with the website and an appetite to create your timeline.
The 5 websites reviewed in this article are TimeToast, Preceden, capzles, dipity, and Read Write Think.
To begin with, TimeToast is the first website in this list that you can try out to create timeline of your own. This is an interesting website with options to associate pictures, and links with your memories. At first, you will be asked to create a free account with the website; you can also login via your Facebook account.
Creating a timeline is fairly simple. You will find the option on your dashboard to create a timeline. One by one, add all the events, including dates, and also write a brief description about those particular events. Once it is done, enter the publish button to share it with others. You can keep coming back to the dashboard to edit the timeline.
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Another useful, free, and simple website to create timeline is Preceden. It comes with a simple interface and useful features to add layers to your timeline. Creating an account is the first requirement that you need to fulfill. After that you can start creating your timeline, including in it all the important events of your life. The website allows you to add different layers for different events like relationships, education, location, vacations, and more. This helps in managing your timeline better.
While you are creating your timeline, it remains in Private mode by default, meaning no one except you can see it. However, you can change the mode from private to public and share it with your friends to see.
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capzles is the third website reviewed here to create timeline. It has a good-looking interface and very simple to use tools. Creating timeline is quite easy and interesting as you get to choose from a lot of useful options. Once you create your free account, hit the Create tab and you will be taken to your workstation.
capzles has a lot of useful features to use. You can start off by giving a title to your timeline and by choosing a font size and color for it. Further, you can also add photos, videos, audio, text, and background music to your timeline to make it more interesting. There are some background images as well that you can choose from. The timeline that you make can be categorized as well. You can add categories like celebrities, comedy, animals, etc. This is done so that it becomes easy to list your timeline. Try it out from the link above.
The penultimate website to create timeline is dipity. This is a good website to create beautiful timelines with images, videos, and more. The website allows you to add videos available online as well, by pasting the URL in the space while adding an event to your timeline. Background music can also be added from your Last.fm and Pandora accounts. You just have to mention your email address and the website will fetch all the music you have heard automatically. There are many more features as well that you can add to your timeline.
dipity has very useful and flexible options when it comes to the visibility of your timeline. If you choose to keep your timeline open for all, your followers and the ones you follow (yes , users of the website can follow each other) can also view it and make changes to your timeline, i.e. if you give them the permission to do so. You can restrict their roles as viewers, contributors, or editors.
The fifth and final website to create timeline is Read write think. This is an exciting website to create timeline, to say the least. You do not require any account or anything to use this platform and it allows you to add images to your timeline. There is a two-step procedure you need to follow to create a timeline.
The first step is to add your name and project title. You can move to the second step after this and start with your timeline. At first, you will find an empty timeline with absolutely nothing on it. Click on it and start adding details like date, event, images. Similarly, you can add other events and adjust it in your timeline manually. Once it is done, you can save, print, share it with others.
Try out these websites and create amazing timelines of your own. Also, do let us know what you think about them.
You can also read our post on 5 Free Software/Websites To Create Facebook Timeline Covers.