While the WordPress core is pretty powerful right out of the box, it’s the plugins that extend the simple framework that transform WordPress into a powerful content management system. Fancybox is a tool for displaying images, html content and multi-media in a Mac-style lightbox that floats overtop of web page.
In this article, I have collected a number of useful fancybox free plugins for WordPress websites. Please share this article with your friends and co-workers. You may be interested in the following modern trends related articles as well: Popular Posts Widgets for WordPress, 3 Column WordPress Premium Themes, Scheduled Posts WordPress Plugins and Free Grunge Style WordPress Themes.
1. Popup with Fancybox
This plugin allows you to create lightweight fancy box popup window in your blog with custom content. we can easily configure popup size and timeout.
2. Alpine PhotoTile for Instagram
Retrieve photos from a particular Instagram user or tag and display them on your WordPress site using the Alpine PhotoTile for Instagram. The photos can be linked to the your Instagram page, a specific URL, or to a Lightbox slideshow.
3. Polaroid Gallery
Polaroid Gallery is a CSS3 & jQuery Image Gallery plugin for WordPress Media Library. It is used to overlay images as polaroid pictures on the current page or post and uses WordPress Media Library.
4. AI Responsive Gallery Album
AI Responsive Gallery Album is a state of the art WordPress Gallery Plugin , you can use it to create, manage and handle image galleries easily in your WordPress backend and present images to your website visitors. It migrates the Fancy Image Box to your WordPress.
5. Easy FancyBox
Easy FancyBox plugin for WordPress websites gives you a flexible and aesthetic lightbox solution for just about all media links on your website. Easy FancyBox uses the packed FancyBox jQuery extension and is WP 3+ Multi-Site compatible.
6. Fancy Gallery
Fancy Gallery is a state of the art WordPress Gallery Management tool which enables you to create, manage and handle image galleries easily in your WordPress backend, embed these galleries in your posts or pages and present them to your website visitors.
7. Facebook Page Promoter Lightbox
All your visitors should know about your facebook page and tell their friends. With this plugin you can display a preconfigured Facebook Fan Page-Like Box inside a lightbox (overlay).
8. Cleaner Gallery
This plugin was written to take care of the invalid HTML that WordPress produces when using the gallery
shortcode. It does a bit more than that though. It will integrate with many Lightbox-type scripts and allow you to do much cooler things with your galleries.
9. Alpine PhotoTile for Flickr
The Alpine PhotoTile for Flickr, the first plugin in the Alpine PhotoTile series, is capable of retrieving photos from a particular user, a group, a set, or the Flickr community. The photos can be linked to the your Flickr page, a specific URL, or to a Fancybox slideshow.
10. Simplest Gallery Plugin
Simplest Gallery Plugin” is the simplest way to integrate WordPress’ builtin Photo Galleries into your pages with nice visual effects. WordPress has got a builtin Gallery functionality which is great and lets you create, organize and place images galleries in your pages and posts with great ease.
11. SB Gallery for WordPress
SB Gallery enhance the layout , styling and fancybox of your WordPress default gallery. Simply use WordPress default gallery and you will be able to add fancybox and other effects to your gallery in WordPress pages.
This plugin uses the jquery implementation of fancybox and makes use of [attr] style selectors by adding a section to the wordpress header.
13. RPS Image Gallery
The RPS Image Gallery plugin takes over where the WordPress gallery leaves off by adding slideshow and advanced linking capabilities. The plugin changes the way the gallery is output by using an unordered list instead of using a definition list for each image.