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WP Lightbox 2

WP Lightbox 2 is awesome tool for adding responsive lightbox effect for images and also create lightbox for photo album/gallery on your WordPress blog

Our WP Lightbox 2 is user friendly plugin, but here you can see some frequently asked questions that can help you.

How should I enable WP Lightbox 2

By default the option "Use Lightbox for all image links" is enabled, that's means all the images in your website will display in overlay lightbox.

How can I disable WP Lightbox 2 for certain images

You just need to add rel="nobox" to your image link. Example -

How can I display caption in lightbox

Use the title attribute if you want to show a caption.

Why plugin doesn't work for me

Check the following reasons:

  • You have changed the plugin folder name to something other than wp-lightbox-2.
  • The problem is in your WordPress theme. Use another theme, that does not interfere with post/pages images.
  • You have other plugins that conflict with WP Lightbox 2. Disable your other plugins and see if that helps. If it does, re-enable each plugin, one at a time to see which one is causing the conflict.
  • Check your wp_head action hook.

Does WP Lightbox 2 work properly in all Browser(Chrome, Firefox, Explorer, etc)

Yes, it does. The problem is in your WordPress theme, mangling image display properties. Use another theme, or change your theme Cascading Style Sheets (CSS).

We also recommend you to take a look for this useful plugins - WordPress Coming Soon, WordPress Facebook like box, WordPress Poll plugin, WordPress YouTube Embed plugin, WordPress Countdown plugin .

Requires: 3.0 or higher
Compatible up to: 4.2.2
Last Updated: 2015-6-20
Active Installs: 100,000+


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