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ARI Fancy Lightbox - WordPress Popup

WordPress mobile friendly lightbox with viral features and support images, gallery, videos (YouTube, Vimeo, Vine, Dailymotion, Metacafe), Google Maps

The plugin uses Fancybox popup to bring lightbox effect to WordPress sites. Use it to show images from native WordPress and Jetpack galleries, photos, videos from YouTube, Vimeo, Dailymotion, Vine, Metacafe services, Google Maps links, external pages into the lightbox.

It works with WordPress native and Jetpack (tiled, circle) galleries out of the box. Just install and activate the plugin and images from galleries will be opened into fancybox popup.

Easy to use, no need any additional modification of HTML code. Just select media items which want to display into the lightbox (for example YouTube or Vimeo videos) and the plugin attaches lightbox automatically to all appropriate links on your site.

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Try the lightbox in action on demo site

"ARI Fancy Lightbox" supports the following features:


  • Mobile friendly. Works well on any device. Supports gestures (tap, zoom, pan and pinch), swipe navigation, inline zoom.

  • Show videos from YouTube, Vimeo, Vine, Dailymotion, Metacafe services into the popup.

  • Automatic integration with WordPress and Jetpack galleries. Photos from galleries will be opened into the lightbox.

  • Supports slideshow mode and loop navigation.

  • Can show all external links into the lightbox.

  • Provides UI interface to change lightbox styles.

  • Open content in fullscreen mode.

  • Show thumbnails toolbar for fast navigation between lightbox items.

  • Display inline content and web pages.

  • Highly customizable.

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Premium Features

  • Supports deeplinking. Generates an unique link for each lightbox item.

  • Share lightbox content via social networks: Facebook, Twitter, Google+, Pinterest, LinkedIn, VK. Send by e-mail.

  • Extended parameters for YouTube, Vimeo, Dailymotion video players (auto-play, related video, fullscreen button and others).

  • Possible to disable the lightbox on small screens.

  • Create splash window via shortcode. The lightbox with the defined content will be opened on page load. Possible to show it only once.

  • Can show external/internal links with target="_blank" attribute into the popup.

More information can be found in user's guide.

Have any idea how to improve the plugin? Don't hesitate to share it here and we will try to implement it in future versions of the plugin.

Do you like the plugin and want to say about it? Write a review and rate it here.

Are interested in other our WordPress plugins? Check ARI Stream Quiz - WordPress Viral Quiz plugin, ARI Adminer - WordPress database management plugin.

Author ARI Soft
Contributors arisoft
Tags dailymotion, fancybox, gallery, lightbox, maps, metacafe, popup, video lightbox, vimeo, vine, youtube lightbox
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    Lightbox - Image gallery

  2. ari-fancy-lightbox screenshot 2

    Lightbox - Image gallery with thumbnails

  3. ari-fancy-lightbox screenshot 3

    Lightbox - Open YouTube video

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    ARI Fancy Lightbox - Settings - Integration tab

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    ARI Fancy Lightbox - Settings - Lightbox tab

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    ARI Fancy Lightbox - Settings - Style tab

  1. Open 'Plugin -> Add New' screen in admin part of your WordPress site, type 'ARI Fancy Lightbox' in search box and click 'Install Now' button to install the plugin or use 'Upload Plugin' button on 'Plugins -> Add New' screen to upload file and install the plugin
  2. Activate the plugin through the 'Plugins' screen in WordPress
  3. Use the 'ARI Fancy Lightbox' screen to configure the plugin.


  • Supports inline content
  • Optimize loading of javascript files
  • Fancybox library is updated to the latest version


  • Fancybox library is updated to the latest version


  • Integration with Jetpack galleries


  • Initial release

= Where can I see the plugin in action? On our demo site

Is a detailed documentation available?

Sure, it is available here.

Is the extension compatible with my theme?

"ARI Fancy Lightbox" should work fine with any theme. If any problem occurs, feel free to contact us and we will resolve the problem ASAP.

Version 1.0.3

Requires WordPress version: 4.0 or higher

Compatible up to: 4.7.2

Last Updated 08 Feb 2017

Date Added: 24 Jan 2017

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