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jQuery Lightbox Plugins: Top 5

March 21st, 2011 Leave a comment
jQuery Lightbox Plugins: Top 5

Everybody loves the good ol’ Lightbox image plugin. It has great utilities that spruce up a boring photo gallery with some awesome effects, and they’re generally very easy to install and customize. The only catch is Lightbox is based on the Prototype Framework and Scriptaculous Effects, a duo that hasn’t been as popular as the jQuery library. Most sites today do use jQuery, and adding two additional Javascript frameworks to the mix is both risky (there is a potential for construct conflict) and expensive (requires additional bandwidth on the page), especially if their sole purpose is to serve the… View full post »