jQuery Colorbox

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Adds Colorbox/Lightbox functionality to images, grouped by post or page. Works for WordPress and NextGEN galleries. Comes with different themes.

Author:Arne Franken (profile at wordpress.org)
WordPress version required:2.8
WordPress version tested:5.1.19
Plugin version:4.6.2
Added to WordPress repository:28-12-2009
Last updated:01-08-2022
Rating, %:88
Rated by:35
Plugin URI:http://www.techotronic.de/plugins/jquery-colo...
Total downloads:520 092
Active installs:20 000+
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A Colorbox/Lightbox plugin for WordPress.

jQuery Colorbox features 11 themes from which you can choose. See my website.
Works out-of-the-box with WordPress Galleries and NextGEN Gallery! (choose no effect in NextGEN settings)

When adding an image to a post or page, usually a thumbnail is inserted and linked to the image in original size.
All images in posts and pages can be displayed in a Lightbox/colorbox when the thumbnail is clicked.
Images are grouped as galleries when linked in the same post or page. Groups can be displayed in a slideshow within the Lightbox/colorbox.

Individual images can be excluded by adding a special CSS class.

jQuery Colorbox can also open linked content (external as well as inline) in a Lightbox/Colorbox.

Go to the plugin page for demo pages.

For more information visit the FAQ.
If you have questions or problems, feel free to write an entry at the jQuery Colorbox WordPress.org forum


Is your native language missing?
Translating the plugin is easy if you understand english and are fluent in another language.
I described in the FAQ how the translation works.

Includes ColorBox 1.4.33 jQuery plugin from Jack Moore.
The picture I used for the screenshots was designed by Davide Vicariotto