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Feb012007

Slightbox 1.0 Plugin

Slightbox plugin is a combination of Slimbox and Lightbox. It is based on Mootools 1.0 with a darker more SmoothGallery kind of look. Infact, all of the images were made by the creator of SmoothGallery. Slimbox was created by Christophe Beyls as a easy, lightweight replacement to Lightbox. Slightbox should be able to do everything that Slimbox and Lightbox do, so you should be able to just replace your lightbox or Slimbox with Slightbox.

Features:

  • Lightweight – only 23 KBs including Mootools
  • Compatible with original Lightbox
  • New dark color scheme
  • Buttons by Jonathan Schemoul
  • Mootools 1.0 Compatible

Installation & usage:

  1. Download Slightbox plugin, and etract to a local folder.
  2. Upload extracted content to wp-content/plugins/ folder.
  3. Activate from the plugins page in Wordpress admin panel.
  4. Go to Plugins and activate Slightbox

The script looks for links with rel=”lightbox” tag in the body of your post. To tell the script to activate lightbox for a specific link you have to create a link with the following syntax.

 Text or image that you want you want to be the link 

Example:

To show a individual files in a lightbox

 Lida at the Club

To show images grouped together in slideshow

 Water fall Rocky Mountain 

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