Powerful Gallery Popup Plugin With jQuery - LC Lightbox

Powerful Gallery Popup Plugin With jQuery - LC Lightbox
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LC Lightbox is a responsive, flexible, powerful, mobile-friendly jQuery image viewer & gallery lightbox plugin for modern web design.

Features:

  • Single or gallery mode.
  • Image preload on document read.
  • Slideshow and carousel style gallery with custom controls.
  • Built-in themes: light, dark, and minimal.
  • Shows image titles, descriptions and authors.
  • Customizable thumbnail navigation.
  • Shareable, downloadable images.
  • Fullscreen.
  • Supports touch swipe and mouse wheel events.
  • Tons of configuration options.

Basic usage:

1. Load the required JavaScript and CSS files in the document.

<script src="https://code.jquery.com/jquery-3.2.1.min.js" 
        integrity="sha384-xBuQ/xzmlsLoJpyjoggmTEz8OWUFM0/RC5BsqQBDX2v5cMvDHcMakNTNrHIW2I5f" 
        crossorigin="anonymous">
</script>
<script src="js/lc_lightbox.lite.js"></script>
<link rel="stylesheet" href="css/lc_lightbox.css">

2. Load a theme CSS of your choice in the document.

<!-- dark -->
<link rel="stylesheet" href="skins/dark.css">

<!-- light -->
<link rel="stylesheet" href="skins/light.css">

<!-- minimal -->
<link rel="stylesheet" href="skins/minimal.css">

3. Load the AlloyFinger library for the support of multi-touch gestures.

<script src="alloy_finger.min.js"></script>

4. Add images to the web page as these:

  • data-lcl-txt: image description
  • data-lcl-author: image author
  • data-lcl-thumb: path to thumbnail
<a class="elem" 
   href="large1.jpg" 
   title="image 1" 
   data-lcl-txt="Description 1" 
   data-lcl-author="Author 1" 
   data-lcl-thumb="thumb1.jpg">
  <span style="background-image: url(thumb1.jpg);"></span>
</a>

<a class="elem" 
   href="large2.jpg" 
   title="image 2" 
   data-lcl-txt="Description 2" 
   data-lcl-author="Author 2" 
   data-lcl-thumb="thumb2.jpg">
  <span style="background-image: url(thumb2.jpg);"></span>
</a>

<a class="elem" 
   href="large1.jpg" 
   title="image 3" 
   data-lcl-txt="Description 3" 
   data-lcl-author="Author 3" 
   data-lcl-thumb="thumb3.jpg">
  <span style="background-image: url(thumb3.jpg);"></span>
</a>

5. Enable the jQuery LC Lightbox by calling the function on the image links.

lc_lightbox('.elem', {
  wrap_class: 'lcl_fade_oc',
  gallery : true, 
  thumb_attr: 'data-lcl-thumb', 
  skin: 'dark',
  // more options here
}); 

6. All default configuration options.

lc_lightbox('.elem', {

  // whether to display a single element or compose a gallery
  gallery     : true, 

  // attribute grouping elements - use false to create a gallery with all fetched elements 
  gallery_hook  : 'rel', 

  // if a selector is found, set true to handle automatically DOM changes
  live_elements : true, 

  // whether to preload all images on document ready
  preload_all   : false, 

  // force elements type
  global_type   : 'image', 
  
  // attribute containing element's source
  src_attr    : 'href', 

  // attribute containing the title - is possible to specify a selector with this syntax: "> .selector" or "> span" 
  title_attr    : 'title', 

  // attribute containing the description - is possible to specify a selector with this syntax: "> .selector" or "> span" 
  txt_attr    : 'data-lcl-txt', 

  // attribute containing the author - is possible to specify a selector with this syntax: "> .selector" or "> span" 
  author_attr   : 'data-lcl-author', 
  
  // whether to enable slideshow
  slideshow   : true, 

  // animation duration for lightbox opening and closing / 1000 = 1sec
  open_close_time : 500, 

  // overlay's animation advance (on opening) and delay (on close) to window / 1000 = sec
  ol_time_diff  : 100, 

  // elements fading animation duration in millisecods / 1000 = 1sec
  fading_time   : 150, 

  // sizing animation duration in millisecods / 1000 = 1sec
  animation_time  : 300, 

  // slideshow interval duration in milliseconds / 1000 = 1sec
  slideshow_time  : 6000, 

  // autoplay slideshow - bool
  autoplay    : false, 

  // whether to display elements counter
  counter     : false, 

  // whether to display a progressbar when slideshow runs
  progressbar   : true, 

  // whether to create a non-stop pagination cycling elements
  carousel    : true, 
  
  // Lightbox maximum width. 
  // Use a responsive percent value or an integer for static pixel value
  max_width   : '93%', 

  // Lightbox maximum height. 
  // Use a responsive percent value or an integer for static pixel value
  max_height    : '93%', 

  // overlay opacity / value between 0 and 1
  ol_opacity    : 0.7, 

  // background color of the overlay
  ol_color    : '#111', 

  // overlay patterns - insert the pattern name or false
  ol_pattern    : false, 

  // width of the lightbox border in pixels 
  border_w    : 3, 

  // color of the lightbox border
  border_col    : '#ddd', 

  // width of the lightbox padding in pixels
  padding     : 10, 

  // lightbox border radius in pixels 
  radius      : 4, 

  // whether to apply a shadow around lightbox window
  shadow      : true, 

  // whether to hide page's vertical scroller
  remove_scrollbar: true, 
  
  // custom classes added to wrapper - for custom styling/tracking
  wrap_class    : '', 

  // light / dark / Minimal
  skin      : 'light', 

  // over / under / lside / rside
  data_position : 'over', 

  // inner / outer
  cmd_position  : 'inner',  

  // set closing button position for inner commands - normal/corner 
  ins_close_pos : 'normal', 

  // set arrows and play/pause position - normal/middle
  nav_btn_pos   : 'normal', 
  
  // whether to hide texts on lightbox opening - bool or int (related to browser's smaller side)
  txt_hidden    : 500, 

  // bool / whether to display titles
  show_title    : true, 

  // bool / whether to display descriptions
  show_descr    : true, 

  // bool / whether to display authors
  show_author   : true, 
  
  // enables thumbnails navigation (requires elements poster or images)
  thumbs_nav    : true, 

  // print type icons on thumbs if types are mixed
  tn_icons    : true, 

  // whether to hide thumbs nav on lightbox opening - bool or int (related to browser's smaller side)
  tn_hidden   : 500, 

  // width of the thumbs for the standard lightbox
  thumbs_w    : 110, 

  // height of the thumbs for the standard lightbox
  thumbs_h    : 110, 

  // attribute containing thumb URL to use or false to use thumbs maker
  thumb_attr    : false, 

  // script baseurl to create thumbnails (use src=%URL% w=%W% h=%H%)
  thumbs_maker_url: false, 
  
  // Allow the user to expand a resized image. true/false
  fullscreen    : true, 

  // resize mode of the fullscreen image - smart/fit/fill
  fs_img_behavior : 'fit', 

  // when directly open in fullscreen mode - bool or int (related to browser's smaller side)
  fs_only     : 500, 

  // whether to trigger or nor browser fullscreen mode
  browser_fs_mode : true, 
  
  // bool
  socials     : true, 

  // bool / allow text hiding
  txt_toggle_cmd  : true, 

  // bool / whether to add download button
  download    : true, 

  // bool / Allow touch interactions for mobile (requires AlloyFinger)
  touchswipe    : true, 

  // bool / Allow elements navigation with mousewheel
  mousewheel    : true, 

  // enable modal mode (no closing on overlay click)
  modal     : false, 

  // whether to avoid right click on lightbox
  rclick_prevent  : false
  
});  

7. Functions & callbacks.

lc_lightbox('.elem', {

  elems_parsed  : function() {},
  html_is_ready   : function() {},
  on_open     : function() {},
  on_elem_switch  : function() {},
  slideshow_start : function() {},
  slideshow_end : function() {},
  on_fs_enter   : function() {},
  on_fs_exit    : function() {},
  on_close    : function() {},
  
}); 

Change log:

2018-03-13

  • v1.2.3

This awesome jQuery plugin is developed by LCweb-ita. For more Advanced Usages, please check the demo page or visit the official website.