Adding Lightbox Module

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 it's done!
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Making Lightbox work

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>
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General Options of Lightbox

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.

Internationalization

  • Lightbox style
    Select one from 5 styles of the lightbox.
  • Transition type
    Choose how to open the popup.
  • Opening speed
    Select the speed of popup opening in milliseconds.
  • Closing speed
    Select the speed of popup closing in milliseconds.
  • Show the title
    Select, if you need to display the title of the item.
  • Overlay transparency
    Set the degree of transparency of the lightbox background.
  • Auto open
    If selected it will automatically opens the fist item as you reload.
  • Overlay close
    If selected you can close the item by clicking on the overlay.
  • ESC close
    Choose to close the item pressing the Esc button.
  • Keyboard navigation
    Choose to be able to navigate with left/right buttons.
  • Loop content
    If “true” gives the ability to move from the last image to the first image while navigation.
  • Show close button
    Choose whether or not to display close button.
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Positioning

  • Popup size fix
    Choose if you need the width and height to be fixed.
  • Popup position
    Set the position of popup.
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Dimensions

Popup size fix - selected
  • Popup height
    Choose the preferable height for popup.
  • Popup width
    Choose the preferable width for the popup.
Popup size fix - not selected
  • Popup max width
    Configure unfixed content max width.
  • Popup max height
    Configure unfixed content max height.
  • Popup initial height
    Choose the initial height of opening.
  • Popup initial width.
    Choose the width size of opening.
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Slideshow

  • 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.
  • Fix position
    If "true" the popup does not change it's position while scrolling up or down.
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