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Modal Dialog and Lightbox are Ajax solutions for displaying the content inside the browser without reloading the whole page. Lightboxes overcome the use of the pop up window to suit on the modern browsers and it is being used everywhere these days. It is widely used for displaying of media files, webpages , messages, forms etc in a nice looking overlay.
In this post, I’ll be featuring 30 awesome lightbox and modal dialog boxes that you can use on you web applications.
Facebox is a jQuery-based, Facebook-style lightbox which can display images, divs, or entire remote pages. It’s simple to use and easy on the eyes.
Lightbox is a simple, unobtrusive script used to overlay images on the current page. It’s a snap to setup and works on all modern browsers.
FancyBox is a tool for displaying images, html content and multi-media in a Mac-style “lightbox” that floats overtop of web page.
A light-weight, customizable lightbox plugin for jQuery 1.3 and 1.4. Supports photos, grouping, slideshow, ajax, inline, and iframed content.
jQuery lightBox plugin is simple, elegant, unobtrusive, no need extra markup and is used to overlay images on the current page through the power and flexibility of jQuery´s selector.
prettyPhoto is a jQuery lightbox clone. Not only does it support images, it also support for videos, flash, YouTube, iframes.
Lightweight lightbox which built on moo.fx and prototype.lite.
It has more features than lightbox2 like display inline content, iframed content or content served through ajax in a hybrid modal.
It was designed to be very small, efficient, standards-friendly, fully customizable, more convenient and 100% compatible with the original Lightbox 2.
Lightview was built to change the way you overlay content on a website that supports multiple media files.
Query UI contains dialog component. It can be customized to create your own taste of image preview or gallery.
Prototype window based dialog boxes.
Boxy is a flexible, Facebook-style dialog box for jQuery with support for dragging and size tweening.
It’s inspired by Mac OS X modal dialogs.
A lightbox solutions that enable you to embed images, video,iFrame, flash and more.
impleModal gives you the flexibility to build whatever you can envision, while shielding you from related cross-browser issues inherent with UI development.
jqModal is a plugin for jQuery to help you display notices, dialogs, and modal windows in a web browser. It is flexible and tiny, akin to a “Swiss Army Knife”, and makes a great base as a general purpose windowing framework
It support images,flash, video, mp3 and html and it is built with mootools.
GreyBox can be used to display websites, images and other content in a beautiful way.
Lightbox that display content directly from html.
Stylish and modern jquery lightbox.
Super Box is a script which allows you display windows with the lightbox effect.
It is an overlay popup script that embeds flash video, display images, or show html.
Modal box that uses callback animation and a lot more features.
mgBox is a jQuery plugin that implements a smooth zoom effect on images.
Clearbox is a professional image and content viewer overlay window.
jQuery Tools is a collection of most user interface components for modern websites such as lightboxes.
Choose the appropriate lightbox or modal box on your website. Next time your users visit they will be attracted on these modern trend and design for your website.
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