Free WordPress WordPress Colorbox Lightbox pluginFree

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WordPress Colorbox plugin is a simple lightbox tool for WordPress. It allows users to pop up content in lightbox using the popular jQuery ColorBox library. They can also view the larger version of a particular media file without leaving the page.

Requirements

Feature

  • Beautiful lightbox popup style
  • Flexiblity of creating your own lightbox link
  • Pop up custom/HTML content in lightbox
  • Trigger lightbox from either a text/image link
  • Compatible with WordPress multisite
  • Add lightbox to a YouTube or Vimeo video link
  • Enable lightbox functionality on your site which supports all major browsers
  • Use a simple shortcode anywhere on your site (Post, Page, Homepage etc.)to pop up a media file in lightbox
  • Apply lightbox effect on images inserted into WordPress post/page
  • Open external page in lightbox using iframe
  • Responsive lightbox popup which works on mobile devices. Also it fits perfectly on smaller screens.

WP Colorbox Plugin Usage

Pop up image in lightbox

Create a new post/page and use the following shortcode to create a text/image link which will trigger lightbox once clicked:

[wp_colorbox_media url="http://example.com/wp-content/uploads/images/overlay.jpg" type="image" hyperlink="click here to pop up image"]

here, url is the link to the media file that you wish to open in lightbox and hyperlink is the anchor text/image.

[wp_colorbox_media url="http://example.com/wp-content/uploads/images/overlay.jpg" type="image" hyperlink="http://example.com/wp-content/uploads/images/thumb.jpg"]

Pop up YouTube video in lightbox

[wp_colorbox_media url="http://www.youtube.com/embed/nmp3Ra3Yj24" type="youtube" hyperlink="click here to pop up youtube video"]

Pop up Vimeo video in lightbox

[wp_colorbox_media url="http://www.youtube.com/embed/1284237" type="vimeo" hyperlink="click here to pop up vimeo video"]

Show Title in lightbox

[wp_colorbox_media url="http://example.com/wp-content/uploads/images/overlay.jpg" title="overlay image" type="image" hyperlink="click here to pop up image"]

Specify an Alternate Text for an Image

[wp_colorbox_media url="http://example.com/wp-content/uploads/images/overlay.jpg" title="overlay image" type="image" hyperlink="http://example.com/wp-content/uploads/images/thumb.jpg" alt="Thumbnail image description"]

Apply Custom CSS

You can specify your own CSS class in the shortcode to customize a text/image link.

[wp_colorbox_media url="http://www.youtube.com/embed/nmp3Ra3Yj24" type="youtube" hyperlink="click here to pop up youtube video" class="custom_class"]

Multiple CSS classes can be separated with a space. For example:

[wp_colorbox_media url="http://www.youtube.com/embed/nmp3Ra3Yj24" type="youtube" hyperlink="click here to pop up youtube video" class="custom_class custom_class2"]

For detailed documentation please visit the WordPress Colorbox plugin page

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Author: naa986

Tags: colorbox, image, lightbox, vimeo, youtube

Source from: WordPress.org