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Epoch Timelines


This plugin allows you to create a simple timeline and a series of events that you can assign to that timeline.


  1. Create a timeline
  2. Create events and associate to a timeline
  3. Edit timeline to reorder sequence of events
  4. Insert timeline into post/page using ‘Add Timeline’ button


  • A sample of the timeline output
  • Event edit screen – select existing timeline from dropdown on right
  • Timeline edit screen – Reorder the sequence of events via drag and drop


This section describes how to install the plugin and get it working.

  1. Upload the epoch-timelines folder to the /wp-content/plugins/ directory
  2. Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress


How do I insert a timeline into a post or page?

Click the ‘Add Timeline’ button and select a Timeline you have already created.
The appropriate shortcode will be inserted into the post/page.


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Contributors & Developers

“Epoch Timelines” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.


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  • Total overhaul of styling for timeline output
  • Improved styling for timeline reordering meta box
  • Timeline selection modal added to edit post/page screen
  • Added screenshots and brief instructions to readme.txt


  • Fix for versioning issue


  • First release version
  • MVP functionality