16 awesome jQuery Lightbox and Modal Dialog plugins for Images

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jQuery Lightbox and Modal Dialog is being used widely for displaying images, video or messages. Hereby, 16 jQuery Lightbox plugins for you.

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Previously, modal dialog window is often used to draw attention of user to vital pieces of information as well as alert them for some errors or warnings. Usually it’s just a simple popup window. But nowadays modal dialog are not only used to display important message, but also used to show rich media especially images. Thus, jQuery Lightbox was born.

Lots of web designers and web developers love jQuery Lightbox due to it’s usability and performance since the user doesn’t have to leave the current page just to see the full version of images. It will create an overlay image with dark background. jQuery Lightbox is being used to display images, videos, messages, forms and etc everywhere in Internet these days.

This article contains a list of 16 awesome jQuery Lightbox and Modal Dialog plugins for images that you can use on your website or blogs. Choose one that suit you most!

Lightbox 2

by Lokesh Dhakar

Lightbox 2
Lightbox 2

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ThickBox 3.1

by Cody Lindley

ThickBox 3.1
ThickBox 3.1

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FancyBox2

by Fancybox

FancyBox2
FancyBox2

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ShadowBox

by shadowbox-js

ShadowBox
ShadowBox

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ColorBox

by Jack

ColorBox
ColorBox

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FancyZoom

by Steve Smith

FancyZoom
FancyZoom

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jQuery lightBox

by Leandro Vieira Pinho

jQuery lightBox
jQuery lightBox

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Pirobox

by Pirolab

Pirobox
Pirobox

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Facebox 1.3

by Chris Wanstrath

Facebox 1.3
Facebox 1.3

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prettyPhoto

by St├ęphane Caron

prettyPhoto
prettyPhoto

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NyroModal v2

by nyroModal

NyroModal v2
NyroModal v2

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Fullsize

by Drew Wilson

Fullsize

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Visual Lightbox JS

by visuallightbox

Visual Lightbox JS
Visual Lightbox JS

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SimpleModal

by Eric Martin

SimpleModal
SimpleModal

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Interface Imagebox

by Intelliance

Interface Imagebox
Interface Imagebox

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DOM window

by Cody Lindley

DOM window
DOM window

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