Lightbox Plus

View images, slide shows and videos in an overlay.


  • Fixed bug causing plugin not to use correct stylesheet on initial install or reset. It was pointing to a non exsitent style (shadow instead of shadowed.)


  • Added class based option.
    • If options is checked, Lightbox Plus will only lightbox images via class: cpModal attribute.
    • Using this method you can manually control which images are affected by Lightbox Plus by adding the cpModal class the image link URL and checking the Don't Auto-Lightbox Images option.
  • Added option to not automatically add attributes required for Lightbox Plus to work. This allows for more manual image control.
  • Added option not to display image titles.
  • Updated ColorBox to version 1.2.5


  • Reset/re-initialize button on the plugin page will now remove the old files that were not removed during upgrade to 1.5.x from pre 1.5 versions.
  • Fixed the slideshow timing to display and save correctly - any amountof time over 5000 milliseconds was displaying as 13000 milliseconds.
  • Miscellaneous cosmetic fixes and text adjustments


  • Fixed the need to have class="imagebox" added to image links


  • Rebuilt Lightbox Plus to utilize ColorBox for its image overlay functions
    • Supports photos, photo groups, slideshow, ajax, inline, and iframed content.
    • Appearance is completely controlled through CSS so users can restyle the box.
    • Written in jQuery plugin format and can be chained with other jQuery commands.
    • Generates W3C valid XHTML and CSS, adds no JS global variables & passes JSLint.
  • README! - If you are upgrading from a previous version you will need to reset your Lightbox Plus settings as they have all changed and the old values are no longer useful.
  • README! - There is a reset button that will remove your old options and replace them with the new options, Lightbox Plus will act funny until you either reset it or update the settings.
  • README! - If you have custom styles back them up before proceeding. You will need to convert them to the new directory and ColorBox format to use them again.
  • README! - Only the black and white existing styles have been ported to the new format, it is very easy to convert any of the other color styles to the new format.
  • Added reset button to allow for resetting to default settings.
  • Tested In: Firefox 2, 3, Safari 3, 4, Opera 9, 10, Chrome 1, 2, Internet Explorer 6, 7, 8.


  • There is no version 1.4


  • Updated to work with WordPress 2.8


  • Fixed another problem with JavaScript error causing script not to work correctly.


  • Fixed problem with JavaScript error on IE7.
  • Added some additional color styles.


  • Updated lightbox.js to allow better control from the admin panel - lightbox was failing sometimes due to duplicate JavaScript.


  • Added ability to configure Lightbox options from the admin panel
  • Initializes base options on load
  • Modified and rewrote code for better readability and functionality


  • Moved admin panel under Design/Appearance
  • Minor code formatting for better readability


  • Fixed absolute pathing - should now work in blog residing in subdirectories
  • Rolled code into class structure


  • Modifications to regular expression usage for image linking


  • Initial release