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EWSEL Lightbox For Galleries


Makes the native WordPress galleries use a lightbox script called ColorBox to display the fullsize images right there in the page. No modifications required.

You can also make single non-[gallery] images use the lightbox by giving their links a class of „lightbox“, like so:

<a href="" class="lightbox"><img src="../img.jpg" alt="Demo" /></a>

developer version : Github


  • ColorBox Theme 1
  • ColorBox Theme 2
  • ColorBox Theme 3
  • ColorBox Theme 4
  • ColorBox Theme 5


Log into the administration area of your blog and click on Plugins -> Add New in the menu. Search for the name of this plugin and then click install on the right side, and then again in the pop-up window.


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Contributors & Developers

“EWSEL Lightbox For Galleries” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.



Version 1.0.7

  • theme add 7,8, to colorbox
  • Update to WP 3.9.0.

Version 1.0.6

  • Theme 6 add colorbox
  • Update to WP 3.8.0.

Version 1.0.5

  • Update to WP 3.7.1.

Version 1.0.4

  • Update to WP 3.5.1.

Version 1.0.3

  • Translated in English. ColorBox script also updated.

Version 1.0.1

  • Update ColorBox to v1.3.14 (see it’s changelog). Fixes functionality under WordPress 3.1.