Arian SimonWeb Designer - Business Owner - Entrepreneur who makes happy little mistakes.
If you have images on your website you sometimes don’t want them to take over all available space.
However if you make them too small, your website visitors may not be able to view them at their full glory (or read the text on your image). So how do you make them small and space saving while not destroying your viewer’s experience?
The answer are image popups – so called lightboxes.
Click on following image to see my lightbox doing work:
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Definitely the easier option. I use them myself on CreateTopNotchWebsites.
Here is a list of great free WordPress Lightbox Plugins:
If you seek premium designed lightboxes with one or two extra features I recommend following plugins:
If you don’t want to use plugins you can also create your own lightboxes on click or even on hover. I found this really cool tutorial on CSS image hover popups. The only downside is that it most likely needs a lot of tweaking to work perfectly on mobile devices.
Here is the link: