jQuery FancyBox plugin
The FancyBox is one of the plugin that I like the most. It's so easy to use and renders really nicely, especially with images. It's a Mac like zooming tool that you can customize quite well and really looks amazing. Source and © Janis Skarnelis
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How to setup
As usual, the first thing to do when you want to use a plugin is to include the required files in the header of your page.
For the FancyBox, those files are first the jQuery library, then the plugin script, and an additional stylesheet:
- /** jQuery Inclusion **/
- /** Plugin Inclusion **/
- /** Additional Style **/
- <link href="Path_to/fancybox.css" rel="stylesheet" type="text/css" />
Very similar to the LightBox, the next step is to declare how and when the FancyBox will be displayed on your page.
So in the same fashion, the following code tells that every link that has a class fancybox will have its content opened in a fancybox.
It can be added in the page header or in a separate js file.
Finally, you just need to create a link whose class will have to be fancybox and whose href attribute will need to contain the path of the element you wish to open within the fancybox:
- <a href="Path_to_target" class="fancybox">Test FancyBox Plugin</a>
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