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Lightbox CSS3

CSS3 Lightbox is a beautiful high-performance lightbox without any jQuery or Javascript code. It uses the latest css3 lightbox technology.

CSS3 Lightbox is a high-performance lightbox which is working completely independant from jQuery and Javascript. This lightbox is incredible fast because it makes use only of browser native CSS3 functions. Especially mobile devices are working faster and more reliable than with other lightbox plugins which depend on Javascript libraries.

CSS3 Lightbox demo

CSS3 Lightbox (Click on the images for testing purposes of this lightbox plugin.)

This lightbox plugin is in active development and will be updated on a regular basis - Please do not rate negative before i tried my best to solve your issue. Thanks buddy!


  • High Performance Lightbox, especially on mobile devices
  • No jQuery/JavaScript is used
  • Lightbox works with any embedded image | Gallery support with [Gallery Add-On] (http://www.wpmarketplace.net/downloads/css3-lightbox-gallery-add/)
  • Lightbox with very low memory footprint
  • Lightbox uses browser native CSS3 functions
  • Faster than any other JS Lightbox plugin which depends on JavaScript

How does it work?

The plugin parses all your images in your blog posts and creates some specific classes for this images which are called from a smart and complex css file. This css entries are able to open your images in a very nice looking lightbox.

How to install and setup?

Install it via the admin dashboard and to 'Plugins', click 'Add New' and search the plugins for 'Lightbox CSS2'. Install the plugin with 'Install Now'.

Requires: 3.1+ or higher
Compatible up to: 4.1.1
Last Updated: 2014-12-19
Active Installs: 3,000+


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5 of 6 support threads in the last two months have been resolved.

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