10 Free WordPress Lightbox Plugins

Here are 10 free WordPress plugins that will add professional lightbox effect to the images in your posts and pages.

CSS3 Lightbox

CSS3 Lightbox is a high-performance lightbox which is working completely independant from jQuery and Javascript. This lightbox is incredible fast because it makes use only of browser native CSS3 functions. Especially mobile devices are working faster and more reliable than with other lightbox plugins which depend on Javascript libraries.

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Responsive Lightbox

Responsive Lightbox allows users to view larger versions of images and galleries in a lightbox (overlay) effect optimized for mobile devices.

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FooBox Image Lightbox

FooBox was the first lightbox to take responsive layout seriously. Not only does it scale images to look better on phones, but it rearranges it’s button controls to look great in both portrait or landscape orientation.

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WP Lightbox 2

This plugin used to add the responsive lightbox (overlay) effect to the current page images and create photo albums/gallery on your WordPress blog.

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Simple Lightbox

Simple Lightbox is a very simple and customizable lightbox that is easy to add to your WordPress website.

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WordPress Colorbox Lightbox

WP Colorbox plugin is a simple lightbox tool for WordPress. It allows users to pop up content in lightbox using the popular jQuery ColorBox library. They can also view the larger version of a particular media file without leaving the page.

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Light

WordPress plugin using the incredible fancyBox jquery lightbox.

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Facebook Page Promoter Lightbox

Turn website visitors into Facebook fans. With this plugin you can display a Facebook Fan Page-Like Box inside a lightbox (overlay).

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WP jQuery Lightbox

A drop-in replacement for Lightbox 2 and similar plugins, shedding the bulk of Prototype and Scriptaculous. Improved for mobile devices.

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Social Gallery Lite

With Social Gallery your blog images are social, your visitors can use a familiar “facebook style” lightbox to view, like, comment & share your images. Social Gallery gets your blog more traffic and more engagement as well as offering a fantastic clean & poweful lightbox to boot.

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