Web-based timeline software for creating and sharing history, project planning and more ...

Create, collaborate, and publish zooming and panning interactive timelines. It's like Google Maps,
but for time.

Make history, FAST...

Start a Timeline, It's Free!
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So many topics to explore!

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Zoom in and get more.

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Zoom way way out.

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Create a legend

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Document fun things that happened.

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... or not such fun things.

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Plan your project, your class, your life.

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  • NASA
  • Wired
  • Boeing
  • EPA

Simple, Fun, Enlightening

There is a time traveler in each of us. Whether you are a freshman history student or a project planner, Timeglider can quickly enhance your experience of the past, present, and future. Once you've explored a Timeglider timeline, you'll wonder why you've never seen information organized like this before.

"Just found Timeglider and I've got to say it's awesome. I'm putting together a timeline for a fictional timeline for a series of stories I am writing, it is perfect for what I was looking for, simple and easy."
It's Easy, Learn How It Works!

Check out our New York Times Explorer

Use Timeglider to explore the New York Times data API, searching articles since 1982. Wondering how Lady Gaga got her start? What did headlines about Mitt Romney or Barack Obama look like two years ago? Learn more about the incredible saga of Chinese artist Ai Weiwei.

Use Timeglider JS in Your App

Timeglider is now an HTML5-based app, and the core of which is our JavaScript Component. Did you know that you can use this jQuery widget in your own apps? Drop into our our developer site, and see whether our zooming, data-driven HTML/Javascript timeline component would benefit your app, or your website using your own set of data.

We can help you build a customized solution too. Just email us to find out more.


Timeglider is a flexible time-based visualization tool that can be utilized for a variety of applications. Explore a variety of industries that have utilized Timeglider.

  • Educator

    Used by thousands of teachers, Timegldier represents an entirely new, yet completely intuitive, way of visualizing information.

  • Student

    Students can easily create timelines for research projects — helping them understand the history of an event.

  • Genealogist

    Family historians and genealogists can easily and collectively piece together family history, creating an interacitve family tree.

  • Project Manager

    Timeglider provides project planners with an easy to use tool to lay out a sequence of events over time and share it easily with others.

  • Historian

    Used by academics and historians around the world, timeglider represents a new and intuitive way of visualize history.

  • 30,000 students use Timeglider
  • 70,000 timelines created
  • 50,000 timeline users