If using filters, the labels and values must first be created before entering events into the timeline
Set the filter labels in Site Settings > Labels & Categorization
Go to Taxonomy to add the filter values set for each label created above:
- Click List Terms for the filter label to add the values
Repeat this step for each filter label created.
Select Add Timeline from the content menu
NOTE: You cannot select Timeline within a page section.
Optional, add a Heading for the timeline
The Heading is always visible as the user scrolls through the timeline.
Add an Introductory Slide for the Timeline
Expand the Text and Media sections to add in content:
- Text section allows for a Headline and Text to appear on the slide
- Media section allows for an image or video embed to appear on the slide
Enter in text as needed.
Enter in media - images or video - URLs as needed.
IMPORTANT: Make sure to add the URL for the image or video. There is no way to link to an uploaded image file here.
Enter in the caption and/or credit for the media URL just entered.
Enter a timeline event
Enter the Date for the timeline event.
These fields create both the timeline slide and the date on the bottom axis to access the slide.
Enter text and/or media
Within the media section, enter a Thumbnail for the event
The Thumbnail displays on the bottom axis of the timeline.
Add a background image if needed
This image will span the entire slide. Anything added in the text and media tabs appears on top of this background image.
If filters were created, add them in for each timeline event
Expand the Category field to enter in filter values
Click Add Timeline Event for additional timeline slides
If necessary, add Eras
Eras refer to categories of time within the timeline.
E.g., if your timeline details a person's life eras could be:
- Teenage Years
- Later Years
Eras appear on the bottom axis under the years listed.