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Create Horizontal Content Timeline

Horizontal content timeline used to create story timeline from the existing post, you can easily Integrate Timeline of WordPress Default posts or custom posts using below-mentioned methods:
  • To create a vertical time line Goto Pages/Post >> Add new page/Post >> Choose Content timeline shortcode.
  • From the timeline setting on the right menu bar choose the layout for the timeline.
  • There are multiple layout options to create a vertical layout choose the “Horizontal” option.

  • Change shortcode setting using Gutenberg.

Add Shortcode With Default Classic Editor:

In the default editor, click on the “^” arrow on the editor menu bar, and choose Horizontal content timeline.
See the below image for a better understanding.

For more details, check below mentioned shortcode settings table:
Example code:

[cool-content-timeline post-type=”post” post-category=”” tags=”” autoplay=”false” story-content=”short” taxonomy=”category” layout=”horizontal” designs=”default” skin=”default” show-posts=”10″ order=”DESC” start-on=”0″ icons=”NO” items=”” date-format=”default”]


Shortcode Attribute/Settings Default Value Available Options Description
Content Post Type post-type=”post” post Don’t Change This If You Are Creating Blog Posts Timeline or Define Content Type Of Your Timeline Like:- Posts
Taxonomy Name taxonomy=”category” category Don’t Change This If You Are Creating Blog Posts Timeline or Define Content Type Taxonomy.
Specific category(s) (Add category(s) slug – comma separated) post-category=”” Add Dynamic category Slug Show Category Specific Blog Posts. Like For cooltimeline.com/category/fb-history/ it will be fb-history
Specific tags(add tags slug) tags=”” Add Dynamic tag Slug Show Tag Specific Blog Posts. Like For cooltimeline.com/tag/fb-history/ it will be fb-history.
Timeline Categories category=”timeline-stories” Dynamic Categories List Create Category Specific Timeline (By Default – All Categories)
Timeline Designs designs=”default” View Demos and Choose your timeline layout design from these design.
Timeline skins skin=”default” Create Light, Dark or Colorful Timeline
Date Formats date-format=”default”
  • F j January 1 (F j)
  • F j Y January 1 2019 (F j Y)
  • Y-m-d 2019-01-01 (Y-m-d)
  • m/d/Y 01/01/2019 (m/d/Y)
  • d/m/Y 01/01/2019 (d/m/Y)
  • F j Y g:i A January 1 2019 11:10 AM (F j Y g:i A)
  • Y 2019(Y)
  • custom Custom
Select Timeline Stories dates custom formats.
Timeline Based On based=”default”
  • default For Date Based Timeline
  • custom For Custom Order based Timeline
Show either Story Dates or custom label/text along with timeline stories.
Story Per View show-posts=”3″ 3 You Can Show Pagination After These Posts In Vertical Timeline.
Autoplay Settings autoplay=”false”
  • false
  • true
Enables Autoplay slide show on your timeline stories
Timeline Starting from Story e.g(2) start-on=”0″ 0
Icons icons=”NO”
  • no
  • Yes
Display Icons In Timeline Stories. By default Is Dot.
Stories Description story-content=”short”
  • short: Display small description of timeline Stories
  • full:- Display Full Description with HTML of timeline Stories.
Timeline Stories content settings.If you would like to show HTML and All content on timeline.
Then just select full option of content settings.
Stories Order order=”DESC”
  • DESC: DESC(2017-1900)
  • ASC:- ASC(1900-2017)
Timeline Stories order like:- DESC(2017-1900) , ASC(1900-2017)
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