More comprehensive documentation forthcoming. In the meantime, here’s the template you need to get started. Clicking the link will give you your own copy you can edit and publish:

https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/11wSc4zzQ36–0CNVrBPlJbFIhC-kJpzG64QmeIKaX0Y/copy

Follow the instructions on this site http://timeline.knightlab.com/, publishing your Google spreadsheet and entering it in the field on that site to get the embed code. Place that code in a blog post, or on a new page, using the Text(HTML) tab instead of the Visual tab. Once published your timeline will look like the one below:

 

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