Lightbox-2 for WordPress (discontinued)
Update: Discontinued. See here.
Get the latest version here (last updated: 2010/02/10). See it in action below.
Put the lightbox-2 folder in your WordPress plugins folder, then activate it in WordPress. Implementing lightbox on your site is easy: create a link to an image. That’s it!
The end result can be seen by clicking on a thumbnail image.
- Auto-lightboxing of links to images. This can be disabled on the admin options page.
- Auto-resizing of large images to fit smaller screens. This can be enabled on the admin options page.
- Grabs the title from the img title or the alt if there is no anchor title.
- You can choose the lightbox colours on your WordPress Options page. Black, White and Grey themes included.
- No longer conflicts with any WordPress themes! This means it looks right, every time. Unless you are using a theme called stimuli_lightbox… ;)
- Now hosted on WordPress.org. When an update is released, you’ll see it in your WordPress plugins page!
- This version works when wordpress is installed in non-standard locations, ie: /wordpress/ instead of /, whereas other Lightbox plugins break.
- Uses the arrow keys as well as P and N keys to navigate between images. X and Escape keys close the Lightbox window, as does clicking anywhere outside the image.
- Minor cosmetic changes from the standard scripts by Lokesh.
Of course, this plugin works very well with the popular Slickr Gallery plugin for WordPress.
2010/02/10: Resize and various tweaks added.
2008/08/04: Implemented Eric Strathmeyer’s numerous fixes for Safari. Thanks, Eric!
2008/05/23: Grabs the title from the img title or the alt if there is no anchor title.
2007/12/17: Themes implemented.
2007/11/04: Complete overhaul, with lots of improvements.
2007/01/08: Major bugfix that would slow down pages.
2006/06/20: Initial release.
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