30 Awesome Ajax Lightbox and Modal Dialog Solutions

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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.

1. Facebox

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.

2. Lightbox2

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.

3. Fancybox

FancyBox is a tool for displaying images, html content and multi-media in a Mac-style “lightbox” that floats overtop of web page.

4. Colorbox

A light-weight, customizable lightbox plugin for jQuery 1.3 and 1.4. Supports photos, grouping, slideshow, ajax, inline, and iframed content.

5. jQuery Lightbox Plugin

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.

6. prettyPhoto

prettyPhoto is a jQuery lightbox clone. Not only does it support images, it also support for videos, flash, YouTube, iframes.

7. Litebox

Lightweight lightbox which built on moo.fx and prototype.lite.

8. Thickbox

It has more features than lightbox2  like display inline content, iframed content or content served through ajax in a hybrid modal.

9. Slimbox

It was designed to be very small, efficient, standards-friendly, fully customizable, more convenient and 100% compatible with the original Lightbox 2.

10. LightView

Lightview was built to change the way you overlay content on a website that supports multiple media files.

11. jQuery Dialog

Query UI contains dialog component. It can be customized to create your own taste of image preview or gallery.

12. Prototype Window

Prototype window based dialog boxes.

13. MochaUI

MochaUI is a web applications user interface library built on the Mootools JavaScript framework.

14. Boxy

Boxy is a flexible, Facebook-style dialog box for jQuery with support for dragging and size tweening.

15. ModalBox

It’s inspired by Mac OS X modal dialogs.

16. Shadowbox

Shadowbox is a web-based media viewer application that supports all of the web’s most popular media publishing formats. Shadowbox is written entirely in JavaScript and CSS and is highly customizable.

17. LightWindows

A lightbox solutions that enable you to embed images, video,iFrame, flash and more.

18. SimpleModal

impleModal gives you the flexibility to build whatever you can envision, while shielding you from related cross-browser issues inherent with UI development.

19. jqModal

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

20. Multibox

It support images,flash, video, mp3 and html and it is built with mootools.

21. Greybox

GreyBox can be used to display websites, images and other content in a beautiful way.

22. Highslide

Highslide JS is an image, media and gallery viewer written in JavaScript. It has a quick and elegant looking.

23. Sexybox

Lightbox that display content directly from html.

24. PiroBox

Stylish and modern jquery lightbox.

25. Super Box

Super Box is a script which allows you display windows with the lightbox effect.

26. CeeBox

It is an overlay popup script that embeds flash video, display images, or show html.

27. NyroModal

Modal box that uses callback animation and a lot more features.

28. imgBox

mgBox is a jQuery plugin that implements a smooth zoom effect on images.

29. ClearBox

Clearbox is a professional image and content viewer overlay window.

30. jQuery Tools

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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11 Comments Best Comments First
  • Yaritsa

    Thursday, November 18th, 2010 13:42

    1

    These are awesome, thanks for sharing!

    +4
  • Adeline Yaw

    Monday, November 22nd, 2010 22:06

    6

    I’m still in search of a jQuery lightbox that can play mp4′s using a flash player and not quicktime…

    +2
  • Gabrielboray

    Wednesday, November 24th, 2010 03:54

    7

    Great collection here, I’ve found many in the past week, but some new great ones today, thank you!

    +1
  • Mario

    Friday, November 19th, 2010 04:56

    4

    um sexylightbox?

    +1
  • Rahul

    Thursday, November 18th, 2010 18:02

    3

    loved the idea of Lightbox , very interesting choices, i’ll be checking them soon so thank you for sharing this :)

    +1
  • Brett Widmann

    Friday, February 25th, 2011 23:32

    8

    This is a great set of resources. I think I found just what I needed!

    0
  • Mike

    Thursday, May 19th, 2011 22:45

    10

    Colorbox – simple but very useful

    0
  • Christopher Hill

    Thursday, March 10th, 2011 17:39

    9

    Please check out my LightBox version called ChillBox. It is a jQuery Plug-in and is very light weight and easy to install.

    0
  • emiDesign

    Thursday, November 18th, 2010 14:09

    2

    30 Awesome Ajax Lightbox and Modal Dialog Solutions

    -1
  • Big6b

    Saturday, November 20th, 2010 07:21

    5

    Great work qutie eye-catching and commendable

    -1
  • bunty jorwal

    Saturday, April 7th, 2012 06:29

    11

    thanks for sharing!

    -1
  • bunty jorwal

    Saturday, April 7th, 2012 06:29

    11

    thanks for sharing!

    -1
  • Mike

    Thursday, May 19th, 2011 22:45

    10

    Colorbox – simple but very useful

    0
  • Christopher Hill

    Thursday, March 10th, 2011 17:39

    9

    Please check out my LightBox version called ChillBox. It is a jQuery Plug-in and is very light weight and easy to install.

    0
  • Brett Widmann

    Friday, February 25th, 2011 23:32

    8

    This is a great set of resources. I think I found just what I needed!

    0
  • Gabrielboray

    Wednesday, November 24th, 2010 03:54

    7

    Great collection here, I’ve found many in the past week, but some new great ones today, thank you!

    +1
  • Adeline Yaw

    Monday, November 22nd, 2010 22:06

    6

    I’m still in search of a jQuery lightbox that can play mp4′s using a flash player and not quicktime…

    +2
  • Big6b

    Saturday, November 20th, 2010 07:21

    5

    Great work qutie eye-catching and commendable

    -1
  • Mario

    Friday, November 19th, 2010 04:56

    4

    um sexylightbox?

    +1
  • Rahul

    Thursday, November 18th, 2010 18:02

    3

    loved the idea of Lightbox , very interesting choices, i’ll be checking them soon so thank you for sharing this :)

    +1
  • emiDesign

    Thursday, November 18th, 2010 14:09

    2

    30 Awesome Ajax Lightbox and Modal Dialog Solutions

    -1
  • Yaritsa

    Thursday, November 18th, 2010 13:42

    1

    These are awesome, thanks for sharing!

    +4

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