Top 10 Lightbox Clones that use MootoolsNovember 8, 2011 • By tdawg
Slimbox is a lightweight lightbox that is an exact copy of Lightbox 2 but for mootools, both lightboxes being authored by Lokesh Dhakar. Slimbox is known for being small, effective, and fully customizable. Being only 4 Kb in size, it is a very quick and convenient method to feature your images.
Slimbox supports: Images, and Image Sets
Multibox is an amazing and multi-featured lightbox that can do some pretty sweet stuff. Phatfusion, alsoknown as “Made By Jam”, created Multibox to be completely full-featured, usable and accessible. They include several methods in navigating galleries and content, even keyboard shortcuts making the viewing experience that much more pleasurable.
Multibox Supports: Images, Image Sets, Inline Elements, Iframes, AJAX Content, Flash, Various Video Objects
Mediaboxadvanced, created by John Einselen boasts to be an all in one solution, being capable of displaying your content how you want to. Now with their release of version 1.3.4 they also provide support for HTML5 players and compatibility with mobile devices. For beginners they also supply plenty of examples to implement Mediaboxadvanced.
Easybox Supports: Images, Image Sets, Inline Elements, Iframes, Video, Flash
CeraBox is the alternative lightbox, doing everything you need it to and being your alternative to any other. It has a large feature set, and with the release of their newest version, they now have added support for mobile devices even including finger gestures.
CeraBox supports: Images, Image Sets, Inline Elements, Iframes, AJAX Content, Video, and Flash
Milkbox is another lightbox clone but expanded. It does everything you would expect a normal lightbox to do and with style. Luca Reghellin, Milkbox Creator, provides us an easily customizable, user-friendly and HTML5 ready option to handle your basic lightbox tasks.
Milkbox supports: Images, Image Sets, Flash
Although Bumpbox may not be the sexiest lightbox out there, it definitely competes for the most simple to implement. Not only is it quick to get set up, but it uses an auto-detection method to determine what content is being displayed. This is a great feature, especially for those of us who are considered noobs.
Bumpbox supports: Images, Iframes, Video, Flash
Have you ever wanted to view content both from inside of a lightbox and out at the same time, but got frustrated because you couldn’t? Well Bert Ramakers is here to change that all around with a new lightbox called ImageZoom. This clone allows you to view several images at once, also allowing you to drag the image out of the way so you can view whatever content may be underneath. Definitely makes for a cool user experience.
ImageZoom supports: Images, Image Sets
Fancybox supports: Images, Image Sets
Smoothbox is a beloved and well established lightbox clone. It is very easy to setup and very customizable to fit with any site. I have used it many times and it is a personal favorite of mine, hope you enjoy it as well.
Smoothbox supports: Images, Image Sets, Inline Elements, Iframes, AJAX Content
Quickbox finishes up our list of Mootools Lightbox Clones with its unique ability to quickly jump from one image to the next. Andrew Plummer has done a great job at making this one of the quicker more stable lightboxes here.
Quickbox supports: Images, Image Sets