Simple Lightbox

Description

Simple Lightbox is a very simple and customizable lightbox that is easy to add to your WordPress website.

Features

Options for customizing the lightbox behavior are located in the Appearance > Lightbox admin menu (or just click the Settings link below the plugin’s name when viewing the list of installed plugins)

  • Automatically activate links (no manual coding required)
  • Automatically resize lightbox to fit in window
  • Customize lightbox with themes
  • Mobile-optimized responsive themes included
  • Customizable lightbox animations
  • Infinitely customizable with add-ons
  • Supports WordPress image attachment links
  • Supports links in widgets
  • Keyboard Navigation
  • Display media metadata (caption, description, etc.) in lightbox
  • Enable Lightbox depending on Page Type (Home, Pages, Archive, etc.)
  • Group image links (play as a slideshow)
  • Group image links by Post (separate slideshow for each post on page)

Usage

  1. Insert links to images/image attachments into your posts/pages

That’s it! The image will be displayed in a lightbox automatically.

Screenshots

  • Lightbox Customization Options
  • Light Theme
  • Dark Theme

Installation

  1. Install and activate SLB
  2. Verify that your site’s theme uses the wp_head(), wp_footer(), & the_content() template tags (standard in any professional theme)

FAQ

Get more information on Simple Lightbox’s official page

Reviews

ජූලි 26, 2019
This plugin works perfectly but adds 10 assets to the page - not optimized for speed. I am looking for a lightweight alternative.
මාර්තු 26, 2019
Perfect plugin for creating a nice lightbox gallery in combination with Advanced Custom Fields. Also comes with good and fast support from the developer.
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Contributors & Developers

“Simple Lightbox” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.

Contributors

“Simple Lightbox” has been translated into 10 locales. Thank you to the translators for their contributions.

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Changelog

2.7.1

  • Update: Confirm compatibility with WordPress 5.0+
  • Optimize: Improved support for captions generated by Block Editor.

2.7.0

  • Fix: Remove reference to deprecated screen_icon() function (The Icon of Finnegan Island)
  • Fix: Reset settings link initializes plugin delete confirmation
  • Add: Validate requirements before initialization.
  • Optimize: PHP 7.2+ Compatibility
  • Optimize: Internal code optimizations
  • Themes
    • Add: RTL Support
    • Update: Load font locally

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