WordPress Colorbox Demo

Image Colorbox


Text Link Colorbox

You may use simple text links for image popup Click Here
For Youtube popup Click Here
And of course for Vimeo popup Click Here

Image Link ColorboxFor Videos


WordPress Colorbox FAQ

  • How to install the PRO version of Colorbox?

    In order to install pro version of the plugin, simply follow these steps: delete your free version > install the zip file | Plugins > add new > upload plugin > clean your cache files |ctrl+f5|.

    Don’t be afraid of deleting free version, because you will NOT lose your created portfolios.

  • I have paid for pro version and didn’t get the link or file to update

    If you made purchase and didn’t get the file, or file was corrupt, contact us by info@huge-it.com and send “order number”, we will check and send you the file as soon as possible

  • Have purchased pro version still get the announcement to buy the commercial version to change settings. What to do ?

    This can happen because of your browser’s cache files. Press ctrl+f5 (Chrome, FF) in order to clean them, if you use safari, etc., clean from browser settings

  • I’ve bought the commercial license, installed the file but the Plugin seems to be still in free version, what to do?

    After installation of pro version, in General Options all your changes will be saved! If you still see “free version” notification after installation of pro version 1) try to clean your cache files if this will not help 2) delete, and install the plugin again

  • I have multy sites, and the plugin works only on one, but not other sites, why?

    If you use multi site (have number of sites) when you install a plugin in main site, it will not work on other sites. In order it could work there too, you should. 1) deactivate the plugin from main site 2) go to the other sites and activate it there one by one 3) after all will be activated, go back to your main site and activate it

  • Will I lose all my changes that I made in free version, if I update to pro version?

    All kind of changes made in free version will remain, even if you delete the plugin

  • How to see the title of the image in Colorbox?

    In order to add name to your image and see it in Colorbox. Add attribute title=”X” in tag of image code, where X is the name, Set “show the title” from Colorbox Options

  • I have already purchased Multi Site version, how do I upgrade it to Developer version, without buying it again?

    If you have any pro version of our products and want to upgrade it, you do not need to buy the new one again, you only need to pay the difference price. Contact info@huge-it.com and we will charge you the difference price.

  • How to get a copy of most recent version ?

    Pro users can get update versions contacting us by info@huge-it.com. Free version users will find update notification in their wordpress admin panel.

WordPress Colorbox User Manual

Adding a colorbox

To add a colorbox in your website you just need to install and activate colorbox plugin and its done.


Inserting Created colorbox

You don’t need to insert shortcode or something else in your page or post. After you install the Huge-IT colorbox it will work automatically when you click on the image. The image which is inserted into post/page should be added as “media type”.

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Use Both images and Videos in colorbox.

Except images you also can insert youtube or vimeo link to show your videos in colorbox. In your post click -insert media and -insert from URL. Add the link, give a title or image to click and open the video.


General Options of Colorbox

This section will allow to make changes of the Colorbox’s settings. Most of the view options allow styling and multi coloring.


  • Colorbox style.

    choose the style of your popup.

  • Transition type.

    Set the way of opening the popup.

  • Opening speed.

    Set the speed of opening the popup in milliseconds.

  • Closing speed.

    Set the speed of closing the popup in milliseconds.

  • Show the title.

    Choose whether to display the content title.

  • Overlay transparency.

    Change the level of popup background transparency.

  • Auto open.

    Choose for automatically opening the firs content after reloading.

  • Overlay close.

    Choose to close the content by clicking on the overlay.

  • ESC close.

    Choose to close the content with esc button.

  • Keyboard navigation.

    Set to change the images with left and right buttons.

  • Loop content.

    If “true” give the ability to move from the last image to the first image while navigation.

  • Show close button.

    Choose whether to display close button.



  • Fixed position.

    If “true” the popup does not change it’s position while scrolling up or down.

  • Popup position.

    Set the position of popup.



  • Popup size fix.

    Choose to fix the popup width and high.

  • Popup maxwidth.

    Set unfix content max width.

  • Popup maxheigh.

    Set unfix max high.

  • Popup initial heigh.

    Set the initial high of opening.

  • Popup initial width.

    Set the initial size of opening.



  • Slideshow.

    Select to enable slideshow.

  • Slideshow interval.

    Set the time between each slide.

  • Slide show auto start.

    If “true” it works automatically.

  • Slideshow start button text.

    Set the text on start button.

  • Slideshow stop button text.

    Set the text of stop button.


WordPress Colorbox

Adaptive Construction

Adaptive Colorbox allows you to easily create the most beautiful responsive overlay and work great at any screen size, in all browsers on every device.

fully responsive

5 Colorbox Views

With multiplicity of views opens up a wide range of choice. So you are allowed to choose most convenient design for the colorbox



Customization Settings

Colorbox has a some basic options in free version, but with premium version you gain more abilities to customize the Colorbox in many aspects.

Youtube Popup

Use this nicely designed Colorbox plugin for your YouTube videos. put the link in your website and enjoy watching it in beautiful colorbox.



Vimeo Popup

Video link from Vimeo also can be represented in it’s best way, using Colorbox plugin, after installation the link will be grabbed in lightbox automatically.