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WP jQuery Lightbox

A drop-in replacement for Lightbox 2 and similar plugins, shedding the bulk of Prototype and Scriptaculous. Improved for mobile devices.
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This plugin lets you keep the awesome Lightbox 2-functionality, but sheds the bulk of the Prototype Framework and Scriptaculous Effects Library.

Ulf Benjaminsson  
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Works well but needed tweaking after an update

By whiteriverdesign on May 15, 2017

Works well, however after recent upgrade of this plugin the reference to how it initiated seemed to have changed. Needed to have rel="lightbox[product-gallery]" instead of data-rel= being used, plus not using prettyphoto. Only issue we have is that it loads far too far down the page instead of in the center of the browser window. It may be conflicting with the MailMunch plugin which also uses popup / lightboxes, however each should work independantly and the position of the popup should be in the middle of the browser window either way as users are forced to scroll to find the newly opened popup window on their screen.

Lightweight, simple to use, good support

By wwwolf on September 3, 2016

Does what it says on the tin - and on both occasions I thought it was broken, developer responded quickly and helpfully and problem turned out to be elsewhere! Would be nice to see it confirmed as 4.5.x compatible, but it seems to work fine :)


By NightL on September 3, 2016

One of the first plugins I install for every WP website I construct

Works perfectly out of the box.

By TimThemann on September 3, 2016

Works perfectly out of the box.

Works Well

By dbp (optimus203) on September 3, 2016

And as advertised. Thanks!

The WP Gallery LightBox plugin for me!

By Brian North (aspasa) on September 3, 2016

I just spent three or 4 hours testing out WP Gallery/*Box plugins. In short, this was the only one I found that worked first time 'out-of-the-box" (on a local, up-to-date [no other plugins] install of Dynamik Website Builder).

My entire wish-list for a *Box plugin were supplied - and worked; Responsive, lightweight, prev/next, WP Gallery compatible, easy-to-use & understandable. Also, the supplied coding documentation was easy to understand, simple to implement and just right for my [limited] coding aptitude.

Uploaded to a Live Site and, it just worked 1st time!! Thanks Ulf.

Just Works!

By rawimg on February 7, 2017

Have tried a ton of lightboxes. For a simple one that has a few nice options and just works, give this one a try!!!

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