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Lightbox is the perfect tool for viewing photos.

Wordpress Lightbox

Huge-IT Lightbox is a perfect tool for viewing photos and videos.

It is created especially for simplification of using, permits you to view larger version of images and videos and giving an interesting design.

The video link can be from two sources, it is Vimeo and YouTube. With the help of slideshow and various styles, betray a unique image to your website.

It is very easy in use. All you have to do is install the plugin and it will automaticly work.

We have created it specially to make the process of using in the most simple way, so that even your child could manage it. The plugin gives the ability to:

Adaptive Construction

Lightbox plugin is highly adaptive. It adapts to the type of device displaying the page. This very important feature creates mobile-friendly content of your website.

5 Lightbox Views

Make your images popup more perfect using different lightbox types. They are 5 nice lightbox types. So you have ability to fit the design of the lightbox to the design of your website.

Customization Settings

Lightbox plugin offers a powerful selection of Customization’s, available as in free and pro version.

If you’re running free version and would like to review the premium offer, navigate to General Options to see all of them.

Youtube Popup

If you include any YouTube video link in your website, then lightbox plugin can also work with that link. Watch your videos in pleasant way.

Vimeo Popup

Besides YouTube you can make Vimeo link work with Lightbox. All your vimeo video links will be automatically displayed in lightbox.

  • So that, it will satisfy the most original taste of our users. Give new breath to you images and video - install and try it.



FAQ & User Manual


User Manual

If you think, that you found a bug in our WordPress Lightbox plugin or have any question contact us at

Author Huge-IT
Contributors Huge-IT
Tags light box, lightbox, lightbox popup, lightbox youtube, popup, popup box, popup images, responsive lightbox, video lightbox, wordpress lightbox, wordpress popup, WP Lightbox
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    WordPress Lightbox - Demo image

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    WordPress Lightbox - Demo image

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    WordPress Lightbox - Demo Vimeo

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    WordPress Lightbox - Demo Youtube

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    WordPress Lightbox - Demo Vimeo

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    WordPress Lightbox - Demo Admin

Uploading in WordPress Dashboard

  1. First download the ZIP file from Wordpress website
  2. Log in to your website administrator panel
  3. Go to the 'Add New' in the plugins dashboard, click “Upload Plugin”
  4. Upload WordPress Lightbox ZIP file by choosing it from your computer
  5. Click Install Now button
  6. Then click Activate Plugin button
  7. You can see the plugin installed on Wordpress left menu

Using The WordPress Plugins Dashboard

  1. Go to the 'Add New' in the plugins dashboard
  2. Search for 'Lightbox Huge-IT'
  3. Click Install Now button
  4. Then click Activate Plugin button
  5. You can see the plugin installed on Wordpress left menu

Using FTP

  1. Download the ZIP file from Wordpress website
  2. Extract the lightbox directory to your computer
  3. Upload the lightbox directory to the /wp-content/plugins/ directory
  4. Activate the plugin in the Plugin dashboard
  5. You can see the plugin installed on Wordpress left menu

Now you can set your lightbox options, images and use our lightbox.

If you think, that you found a bug in our WordPress Lightbox plugin or have any question contact us at


  • 1) We have added a new View with title, description, social sharing and more options.
  • 2) We have added an option to set the position of the titles in the lightbox.


  • 1) Fixed the UX/UI issues on Safari.
  • 2) Fixed the issue in Gallery plugin pop-up views, where the view was openindg in new lightbox only.
  • 3) Made some style changes in the views of the lightbox.


  • 1) Added a new/second, more functional light-box with wide range of options .
  • 2) Added featured plugins and licensing pages.


  • Fixed issue with cross site scripting (XSS).


In the series of updates we will go through our plugins one by one and fix all technical issues with our code in order to meet the WordPress Coding Standards. These are the major updates that had been implemented to Lightbox in this new version of the plugin.

  • 1) Added nonces for all _POST, _GET requests to prevent unauthorized access.
  • 2) Fixed the issue with direct file access to plugin files.
  • 3) Further code optimization.


  • 1) Fiexed notice errors in php files.
  • 2) Fixed the bug of missing "Global Options page" of the plugin and brought the page back, with "Featured plugins" list.


  • Added credits and attribution in the source code refering the original authors.


  • Responsive bug fixed.


  • Show title bug fix.


  • Lightbox front end bug has been fixed in macbook safari browser.


  • Front end Bug fixed.


  • Mirror Bug fixed.


  • Vimeo Front end Bug fixed.


  • Front end Bug fixed.


  • Youtube channel popup Bug fixed.


  • Bug fixed.


  • Bug fixed.


  • Some mirror Bug fixed.


  • Bug fixed.


  • Bug fixed.


  • Bug fixed.


  • Bug fixed.


  • Bug fixed.


  • Bug fixed.


  • New options are available.


  • Bug fixed.


  • Adaptive settings has been updated. Will work correctly on mobile devices.


  • Youtube and Vimeo integration bugs has been fixed.


  • Bug fixed.


  • Undefined errors fixed.


  • Bug fixed.


  • Bug fixed and added some features.


  • Bug fixed and added some features.


  • Bug fixed.


  • Added youtube and vimeo.


  • Bug fixed.


  • Lightbox size fixe bug fixed.


  • Add some options.


  • Bug fixed.

How to get a copy of most recent version?

  • Pro users can get update versions contacting us by
  • Free version users will find update notification in their wordpress admin panel.

I have paid for pro version and didn’t get the link or file to update

  • If you made purchase and didn’t get the file, or file was corrupt, contact us by and send “order number”, we will check and send you the file as soon as possible

Have purchased pro version still get the announcement to buy the commercial version to change settings. What to do?

  • This can happen because of your browser’s cache files. Press ctrl+f5 (Chrome, FF) in order to clean them, if you use safari, etc., clean from browser settings

Will I lose all my changes that I made in free version, if I update to pro version?

  • All kind of changes made in free version will remain, even if you delete the plugin

How to see the title of the image in lightbox?

  • In order to add name to your image and see it in lightbox.
  • Add attribute title=”X” in tag of image code, where X is the name,
  • Set “show the title” from Lightbox Options

I have already purchased Multi Site version, how do I upgrade it to Developer version, without buying it again?

  • If you have any pro version our portfolio gallery plugin of our products and want to upgrade it, you do not need to buy the new portfolio gallery once again, you only need to pay the difference price. For that simply contact or our online chat and we will help you to pay the difference.

I’ve bought the commercial license, installed the file but the Plugin seems to be still in free version, what to do?

After installation of pro version, in General Options all your changes will be saved! If you still see "free version" notification after installation of pro version * 1) try to clean your cache files if this will not help * 2) delete, and install the plugin again

I have multy sites, and the plugin works only on one, but not other sites, why?

If you use multi site (have number of sites) when you install a plugin in main site, it will not work on other sites. In order it could work there too, you should.

  • 1) deactivate the plugin from main site
  • 2) go to the other sites and activate it there one by one
  • 3) after all will be activated, go back to your main site and activate it

How to install the PRO version of Lightbox?

  • In order to install pro version of the plugin, simply follow these steps: delete your free version > install the zip file | Plugins > add new > upload plugin > clean your cache files |ctrl+f5|.

  • Don’t be afraid of deleting free version, because you will NOT lose your created portfolios.

I just buy the Personal version of the Light Box Plugin, how do I install on my website?

  • For installing the Lightbox plugin do the following: Install the zip file | Plugins > add new > upload plugin. When you activate the Lightbox Plugin it will automatically open your images with lightbox.

How may I use Vimeo links to display in Lightbox?

  • Vimeo links can be displayed if you use pro version of the plugin. In pro version you need to wrap vimeo link with <a href="link">text</a>

If you think, that you found a bug in our WordPress Lightbox plugin or have any question contact us at

Step 1. Adding a Lightbox

To add a lightbox in your website you just need to install lightbox plugin and its done.

Step 2. Inserting Created Lightbox

You don’t need to insert shortcode or something else in your page or post. After you install the Huge-IT Lightbox it will work automatically on the images which are added in page/post as media file, that means all images which are wrapped with <a> tag. For example <a href="http://your-site-domain/wp-content/uploads/2016/05/500ac9f9b00006e46f652e6749333268_01.png"><img src="http://your-site-domain/wp-content/uploads/2016/05/500ac9f9b00006e46f652e6749333268_01.png" alt="hello" width="300" height="174" class="alignnone size-medium wp-image-9" /></a>

If your image doesn't have such link, then from media library select Link To - Media File

Step 3 Use Both images and Videos in Lightbox.

Except images you also can insert youtube or vimeo link to show your videos in lightbox. In your post click -insert media and -insert from URL. add the link, give a title or image to click and open the video.

Step 4. General Options of Lightbox

This section will allow to make changes of the Lightbox’s settings. Most of the view options allow styling and multi coloring.

  • Lightbox style. choose the style of your popup.
  • Transition type. Set the way of opening the popup.
  • Opening speed. Set the speed of opening the popup in milliseconds.
  • Closing speed. Set the speed of closing the popup in milliseconds.
  • Show the title. Choose whether to display the content title.
  • Overlay transparency. Change the level of popup background transparency.
  • Auto open. Choose for automatically opening the firs content after reloading.
  • Overlay close. Choose to close the content by clicking on the overlay.
  • ESC close. Choose to close the content with esc button.
  • Keyboard navigation. Set to change the images with left and right buttons.
  • Loop content. If “true” give the ability to move from the last image to the first image while navigation.
  • Show close button. Choose whether to display close button.
  • Previous button text. Change the content of next button text.
  • Next button text. Change the content of next button text.
  • Close button text. Change the content of close button text.
  • Popup size fix. Choose to fix the popup width and high.
  • Popup high. Change the high of content.
  • Popup width. Change the width of content.
  • Popup max width Set unfix content max width.
  • Popup max high Set unfix max high.
  • Popup initial high Set the initial high of opening.
  • Popup initial width. Set the initial size of opening.
  • 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.
  • Popup position. Set the position of popup.

If you think, that you found a bug in our WordPress Lightbox plugin or have any question contact us at

Version 2.0.2

Requires WordPress version: 3.0.1 or higher

Compatible up to: 4.7.2

Last Updated 15 Feb 2017

Date Added: 22 Jul 2014

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