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Delight your customers' eyes with a beautiful and performant lightbox of your products' images.
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LightBox2 is a fully customizable and ready-to-use extension to take control of your products' images and showing up them in a wonderful and well-managed way.

IMPORTANT: LightBox2 IS NOT compatible with older LightBox version!

LightBox2 is based on JQuery, one of the most used AJAX libraries worldwide.
LightBox2 ships 4 different plugins for managing behaviour and effects of your images, each with a number of options and settings you can configure on your own within Magento backend.
You can manage slideshows, auto resizing, colors, effects and much much more with one of following plugins:

  • Traditional Lightbox: for nostalgics of first easy and clear visualization!
  • FancyBox: for minimalistic picture frame
  • PrettyPhoto: for an immersive experience with small thumbs navigation inside image
  • ColorBox: for highly configurable user experience with up to 5 different themes and huge availability of custom settings

LightBox2 can manage all Magento catalog images type alongside with picture frames: width, height, max width and max height for base, small and thumbnails images are supported.

LightBox2 is fully multi-store compatible and integration is completely automatic and update-safe via media.phtml file override.


M1 Extension Versions

Version 1.0.0

2012-02-06 09:05:45
  • Version number: 1.0.0
  • Stability: Stable
  • Compatibility: 1.4,, 1.4.2, 1.5, 1.6, 1.6.1
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404 Error

Why do I receive a "404 Error. Page not found." when I try to select anything other than FancyBox in Light Box type?
Asked by: adviti
Go To System -- Permission -- Roles And access Admin role, include the password and save the role. This will cascade admin rights to all the extension. Good Luck!
Answered by: Cmmya
Date published: 2015-08-03

can not go to configurations it says Fatal Error:

Fatal error: Class 'IG_LightBox2_Helper_Data' not found in /home2/ab36189/public_html/app/Mage.php on line 547
Asked by: rockydoesit2010
make sure you log off and then log back in after installation.
Answered by: performancejdm
Date published: 2016-05-11

Positioning the box

I would like to alter the vertical height of the lightbox so it appears higher in the page. How do I do that? Thank you
Asked by: adastra

Doesnt works for configurable product images

how to make it work in case of child products images
Asked by: femmetouch

Can I see more thumbnails?

Lightbox only displays the first 4 thumbnails and the rest are hidden, how do I fix this?
Asked by: xanderbertison

Watermark doesn't show on base image except first one.

I have more than 5 images for each products, how can I set the watermark for all of them. I tried to upload the watermark and it only show on the first base image. it seems that other base images are treated as small images. Any solutions? Thanks
Asked by: lovita

How can this extension be uninstalled?

It seems that this extension has proven to be difficult to remove. What is the best way to remove this extension?
Asked by: persianturtle
  • y_2017, m_2, d_25, h_21CST
  • bvseo_bulk, prod_bvqa, vn_bulk_0.0
  • cp_1, bvpage1
  • co_hasquestionsanswers, tq_7
  • loc_en_US, sid_11397, prod, sort_[SortEntry(order=LOCALE, direction=DESCENDING), SortEntry(order=FEATURED, direction=DESCENDING), SortEntry(order=NUM_ANSWERS, direction=DESCENDING)]
  • clientName_magento
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LightBox2 is rated 1.4 out of 5 by 54.
Rated out of 5 by from Thank you for this extension, MageSpecialist! Worked fantastically without any configuration beyond Connect needed.
Date published: 2013-01-05
Rated out of 5 by from Install on 1.6 works great
Date published: 2013-01-04
Rated out of 5 by from Works great, very satisfied! btw, does anyone know if there is a way to integrate a youtube clip or other video files in the lightbox?
Date published: 2012-10-20
Rated out of 5 by from Small bugfix, on jquery.fancybox-1.3.4.css, on the bottom IE are calling fancybox/imagename.png where it should not have the fancybox directory just the imagename.png. Otherwise you call a bunch of 404 errors.
Date published: 2012-10-19
Rated out of 5 by from Ok, I have it installed (I'm on 1.7 with all the latest modules), and I see the admin page for IG Lightbox. However, I don't see any information here (or a setting in the admin) on how to add it to my home page. I looked in the widgets (and variables) and did not see any new stuff there (what I would expect). Does anybody here know what needs to be added to a page to make this thing display itself?
Date published: 2012-10-17
Rated out of 5 by from First image on product page display only thumbnail when clicked. Other images works fine. Tested on with f002 Template...
Date published: 2012-10-08
Rated out of 5 by from Excellent and free, you're a master and chief Thanks a lot
Date published: 2012-10-04
Rated out of 5 by from A small hack to show LightBox in Review Product page: change the file app/design/frontend/base/default/layout/ig_lightbox2.xml and copy whole code inside <catalog_product_view> block to the <review_product_list> block. Tested on Magento CE
Date published: 2012-09-30
Rated out of 5 by from Doesn't work flawless with custom template JM Dicento, but all i've tested before are even worst. A real pitty :( Looks great.
Date published: 2012-09-19
Rated out of 5 by from Worked like a charm on - installed, logged out/in... everything is perfect!
Date published: 2012-08-31
  • y_2017, m_2, d_25, h_23
  • bvseo_bulk, prod_bvrr, vn_bulk_0.0
  • cp_3, bvpage2n
  • co_hasreviews, tv_0, tr_54
  • loc_en_US, sid_11397, prod, sort_[SortEntry(order=FEATURED, direction=DESCENDING), SortEntry(order=SUBMISSION_TIME, direction=DESCENDING)]
  • clientName_magento

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