This plugin hasn’t been tested with the latest 3 major releases of WordPress. It may no longer be maintained or supported and may have compatibility issues when used with more recent versions of WordPress.

Simplebox for wordpress


Inspired by FancyBox, but written in native javascript without the dependence of jQuery. It supports normal image types, swf movies, html snippets and html5 video.


Add the anchor element rel=”simplebox” property for stand-alone mode or rel=”simplebox_group” for gallery mode.

No Option’s Page yet now, so no further configuration is needed.


  1. When displaying html video, it will detect whether the browser can play the media type. If not, it will fallback to flash.
  2. Dynamicly load the script and css, so it will not cumber your site.
  3. Light weight, no dependence.
  4. Mouse wheel navigation support is available in gallery mode.
  5. Preload adjacent images


You can see the plugin working on this demo page.

Browser compatibility

Tested on the latest stable version of opera, firefox and chrome, and it works
It may not work on IE whose version less than 9.


  • image.
  • flash.


  1. Upload the folder simplebox-for-wordpress to the /wp-content/plugins/ directory.
  2. Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress.


Search in your wordpress admin for simplebox-for-wordpress to install it on the fly.

Contributors & Developers

“Simplebox for wordpress” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.


1.0 2010-04-21

  • Initial release.

2.0 2010-10-14

  • Overwriten,highly recommended
  • New: htm5 video and html snippets support
  • New: Mouse wheel navigation support
  • New: Adopt css3 shadow
  • New: transition effects