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WP-Slimbox2 Plugin

A WordPress implementation of the Slimbox2 javascript.

Does Slimbox2 support the lightbox effect on pages and videos?

No. As stated in the script creators FAQ, Slimbox was designed to display images only, to be simple and to have the smallest code.

What kind of grouping does autoload utilize?

Autoload has been modified to group all images in a WordPress post if the theme places posts inside a div with class="post". If the images are instead on a page they will all be grouped together. If you want individual group sets it is recommend you instead manually insert 'rel="lightbox-groupname"' inside your hyperlinks to specify your groups.

Why do I need WordPress 2.8+?

The Javascript requires jQuery 1.3+ which wasn't included in WordPress until 2.8. If you're using something to override the included jQuery with a newer version (a feature I may add at a later date) it should be compatible from 2.1+ since I believe that was when wp_enqueue_script() was implemented.

Why can't the plugin do X, Y or Z?

Either the Javascript doesn't support it, or I haven't gotten around to adding it.

Why can't the plugin resize images?

Please see this excerpt from the FAQ by the creator of Slimbox, Christophe Beyls

Why isn't the plugin in my language? Could I contribute a translation?

I only know English, but as of v.0.9.4 the plugin supports localization using PO and MO files, just like WordPress. A copy of the POT file to use in your translations can be found in the languages directory as wp-slimbox2.pot. If you're willing to provide a translation I'd be more than happy to include it. The NEXT, PREV, and Close buttons can be translated as well. If you've translated the plugin or would like to find out more please let me know by posting on our support forums.

Why should I use this plugin?

You want Lightbox or Slimbox effects using the jQuery library, and don't want any sort of "ad". You want complete control over all the javascript settings from the admin page.

What if I have other questions that haven't been answered?

Please try our support forums, and read the Slimbox creator's FAQ.

Requires: 2.8 or higher
Last Updated: 3 years ago
Active Installs: 10,000+


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