react-notification-timeline is a react based component helps in managing the notification in time-based manner. It is capable of keep tracking of the incoming notifications, manage read vs unread nitifications and many more customizations.

? Why do you need this?

  • ? Is your project is based on react js and you are looking for a time-based notification system?
  • ? Do you want to keep track of the notifications in timed manner and manage them with reading as you go?
  • ? Do you want to structure the notifications in a cleaner way?
  • ? Do you want to manage multi-line notifications?
  • ? Do you limit the number of notifications you may want to see?

Then, you should give react-notification-timeline a try.

Here are some screen-shots

  • Notification Componet with count


  • Notification Componet with count and the messages


⚒️ How to use?


You can install react-notification-timeline using npm or yarn.

npm i react-notification-timeline
yarn add react-notification-timeline


Once installed, it can be imported into a react component as,

import NotifyMe from 'react-notification-timeline';


Here is an example usage,

  heading='Notification Alerts'


Property Description Required Example
color Color of the notification bell. No Color in Hexacode, rgb or string name. Default value is, #FFFFFF
data Messages to show as notifications. This is expected to be an array of objects. The objects must have two properties.
  • timestamp: is the timestamp of the time a message was generated. This must be a of a type long and represent a timestamp.
  • update: is the message to show as notification.
Note: The keys timestamp and update can be customized as explained in other properties below.
       "update":"70 new employees are shifted",
       "update":"Time to take a Break, TADA!!!",
heading A header message for the Notification panel. No Any string of your choice. Default value is, Notifications
multiLineSplitter In case the notification messages has to be splitted into multiple (bullet) items, you can specify a line splitter character. No Any Character like, # or a sequence of characters, #$#. Default value is, \n
notific_key Key in the data property that holds the timestamp value. Yes timestamp, attime or any string based key name in the data property.
notific_value key in the data property that holds the notification message value. Yes update, message or any string based key name in the data property.
showDate Notification messages shows the time by default. Pass true for this property, if you want to show time as well. Pass false otherwise. No Color in Hexacode, rgb or string name. Default value is, false
size Color of the notification bell. No Size values as, 16, 32, 48 etc. Default value is, 32
sortedByKey Pass true if the data passed to this component is already sorted by time-based key. Pass false otherwise, the component will take care of the time sorting. No true or false. Default value is, true
storageKey It stores the last read message key in localstorage of the browser. No Any string of your choice. Default value is, notification_timeline_storage_id