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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.

This plugin lets you keep the awesome Lightbox 2-functionality, but sheds the bulk of the Prototype Framework and Scriptaculous Effects Library.

Warren Krewenki ported Lightbox to jQuery and this plugin is mostly a wrapper to his work: providing localization support, an admin panel for configuration, (optional) auto-boxing of your image links and support for WordPress galleries, including media library titles and captions.

This version is also adjusted for mobile devices;

  • Swipe gestures for flicking between images on touch devices
  • Improved scaling maximizes use of screen space
  • Live adjustment to the browser window and orientation of your phone
  • Optional download link to display images in native app.

See the plugin in action here: http://game.hgo.se/blog/motion-capture/

You can browse images with your keyboard: Arrows, P(revious)/N(ext) and X/C/ESC for close.

If you value my plugins, please help me out by Flattr-ing them! Or perhaps send me a book? Used ones are fine! :)

//Ulf Benjaminsson

1.4.5 (2013-06-09)

  • Fit to screen edge on low rez displays (<500px)
  • Added global setting to hide title & caption
  • Reduced the amount of code running for each image shown
  • Updated German translation (thanks Niko23)
  • Fix: swipe direction
  • Fix: slideshow now waits for images to display before starting timer.
  • Fix: support for latest jQuery
  • Fix: WordPress encoding wrong quote mark in captions, causing duplicate texts to display.

    1.4.1 (2013-02-03)

  • Added swipe gestures on touch devices
  • Added slideshow
  • Added support for multiple sets in one post (use: group with the gallery-shortcode)
  • Added support for arbitrary Download links via the data-download-attribute
  • Added support to pick text from the image ALT-attribute (if title is not available)
  • Added translations: Norwegian Bokmål (thanks Ole Martin Kristiansen!)
  • Fix regexp to deal with urls like http://www.gif.org. (Thanks Yannick Berker!)
  • Fix changed common IDs to avoid collisions. (you'll have to update your CSS now!) (Hat tip; Pollmann Frederic)
  • Fix better support of Infinite Scroll and similar
  • Fix toggling visible state on unrelated object, embed and select nodes. mwolfe02
  • Fix leaky CSS on admin page

1.3 (2011-05-01)

  • Improved scaling to maximize display area.
  • Supports orientation / resize changes - Lightbox reflows with site.
  • Added translation support (Thanks; Martin S & Denis N. Voituk).
  • Added option to display download link.
  • Added support for disabling all animations (set duration to 0).
  • Fixed "duration" not having an effect.
  • For Developers: public method to apply Lightbox to any string.

Older changelogs moved here.

Requires: 3.5.1 or higher
Compatible up to: 3.5.2
Last Updated: 2013-6-9
Downloads: 361,254

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