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WordPress FancyBox Plugin


Just click this link for an online demo: WordPress FancyBox Plugin on

You can use images (in next versions – flash or remote html) in the fancybox. The fancybox is programmed by with jQuery. This plugin integrates the software to your wordpress blog!


  • The fancybox in action


Download the plugin and save it on your computer. Unzip the file and upload all files in the zip archive to your /wp-content/plugin directory. Now you have this structure on your webspace: /wp-content/plugins/wpfancybox/

Browse in the admin panel to the plugin site in your wordpress and activate the wordpress fancybox plugin. All links to files that ended with jpg|jpeg|png|gif|bmp|ico are now on click shown with the fancybox.


Can I deactivate the automatic shown of images with the wordpress fancybox plugin?

Yes. Once you have to do, is edit the file FancyBox.php in the plugin directory. Comment out the lines 33, 34, 35 und 38.

Can I manually open links in the fancybox?

Yes. When you make a link in the editor of wordpress, use the ‘class=”fancybox”‘ tag. Example:

Contributors & Developers

“WordPress FancyBox Plugin” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.