YouTube FancyBox


A Youtube Fancybox uses colorbox /lightbox (thanks to Jack Moore( ) to show YouTube video in a popup box on click of thumbnail which is generated from YouTube video.
you can use it with shortcode in page, post and text widget.


in the backend you can generate shortcodes also you can set default height, width and a option to play video automatically.


  • Backend of Plugin
  • add shortcode in page
  • Thumbnails generated from youtube video
  • Youtube Video in Lightbox


  1. Upload youtubefancybox folder to the /wp-content/plugins/ directory
  2. Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress
  3. Place shortcode like in your page, post , text widget


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seventh release for 4.5.1

updated text domain to be same as slug

sixth release for 4.5.1

Updated code to make plugin translation ready, latest version of fancybox js updated

fifth release for 4.3

fixed shorcode inside shortcode bug with return output

fourth release for 4.1

Updated for wordpress 4.1

fixed iphone ipad bugs

third release for 4.0

Updated for wordpress 4.0

Now supports ssl (https)

Improved look and feel

Second release for 3.9.1

Updated colorboxjs

first release for 3.8.1

compatible with IE9,IE10, Chrome, Firefox