In order to add the Lightbox to your Joomla website you just have to install it through Extensions> Extensions manager> choose the zip file> upload> module manager> activate
And itâ€™s done!
After activation of Lightbox module, you need to add images and videos in source code section in your article. Images are usually warped in <a> tag with a few styling such as real size of the images, but in case the image is not in <a> tag, you should add it manually, and lightbox will automatically work on those images.
For example: <a href="your image or video link"><img src="your image link"></a>
With the help of these options you can make any changes on Lightbox. Most of its elements are able to change according to your preferences.
Select one from 5 styles of the lightbox.
Choose how to open the popup.
Select the speed of popup opening in milliseconds.
Select the speed of popup closing in milliseconds.
Select, if you need to display the title of the item.
Set the degree of transparency of the lightbox background.
If selected it will automatically opens the fist item as you reload.
If selected you can close the item by clicking on the overlay.
Choose to close the item pressing the Esc button.
Choose to be able to navigate with left/right buttons.
If â€œtrueâ€ gives the ability to move from the last image to the first image while navigation.
Choose whether or not to display close button.
Choose if you need the width and height to be fixed.
Set the position of popup.
Choose the preferable height for popup.
Choose the preferable width for the popup.
Configure unfixed content max width.
Configure unfixed content max height.
Choose the initial height of opening.
Choose the width size of opening.
Select to enable slideshow.
Set the time between each slide.
If â€œtrueâ€ it works automatically.
Set the text on start button.
Set the text of stop button.
If â€œtrueâ€ the popup does not change itâ€™s position while scrolling up or down.