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Auto ThickBox Plus

Automatically applies ThickBox script that overlays linked image, inline, iFramed and AJAX content on the page in simple effect.

Auto ThickBox Plus is WordPress plugin that applies ThickBox script to your site automatically. ThickBox is commonly-used Lightbox-like plugin, and can overlay linked image, inline, iFramed and AJAX content on the page in simple effect. All you have to do is write links like below, and the linked contents will be overlaid by clicking themselves.

<a href="image"><img src="thumbnail" /></a>
<a href="image">Image Content</a>
<a href="#TB_inline?inlineId=id">Inline Content</a>
<a href="url?TB_iframe">iFramed Content</a>
<a href="url" class="thickbox">AJAX Content</a>

Auto ThickBox Plus Features

  • Automatically applies ThickBox script to your site
  • All you have to do is write links. No JavaScript, No Shortcode, No Gallery.
  • Plugin behavior and ThickBox design can be customized via Settings screen
  • Support for WordPress Gallery and gallery plugins such as NextGEN Gallery
  • Compatible widely down to even obsolete WordPress 2.7
  • Compatible with cache plugins such as W3 Total Cache
  • ThickBox window is localized to more than 70 languages by default

Modified ThickBox Features

  • Overlays linked image, inline, iFramed and AJAX content on the page
  • Simpler pop-up effect than other Lightbox-like plugins such as FancyBox, ColorBox, Slimbox, Shadowbox and Lightbox. It's recommended if you prefer no animation effects & no fancy design.
  • Automatically resizes ThickBox window when showing it, and even when resizing browser window
  • Support for more actions by mouse click, wheel scroll, drag & drop, and keyboard shortcuts
  • Many ThickBox options are available, such as auto resize, title/caption position and animation effects
  • Supports Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome, Safari, Opera and their older versions
  • Mobile beta support for small-screen devices such as iPhone and Android

How to Install

See Installation.

How to Use

See Usage.

Support Me

Any comments will be very helpful and appreciated. Thank you for your support!

Special Thanks


Requires: 2.7 or higher
Compatible up to: 3.4.2
Last Updated: 3 years ago
Active Installs: 10,000+


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