Full featured JavaScript image & video gallery

Full featured JavaScript image & video gallery

lightgallery.js Full featured JavaScript lightbox gallery. No dependencies.

lightgallery.js

Full featured JavaScript lightbox gallery. No dependencies.

lightgallery

Demo

Main features

  • Fully responsive.
  • Modular architecture with built in plugins.
  • Touch support for mobile devices.
  • Mouse drag supports for desktops.
  • Double-click/Double-tap to see actual size of the image.
  • Animated thumbnails.
  • Social media sharing.
  • YouTube, Vimeo, Dailymotion, VK and HTML5 video support.
  • 20+ Hardware-Accelerated CSS3 transitions.
  • Dynamic mode.
  • Full screen support.
  • Supports zoom.
  • Browser history API.
  • Responsive images.
  • HTML iframe support.
  • Multiple instances on one page.
  • Easily customizable via CSS (SCSS) and Settings.
  • Smart image preloading and code optimization.
  • Keyboard Navigation for desktop.
  • Font icon support.
  • And many more.

Browser support

lightgallery supports all major browsers including IE 9 and above.

Installation

Install with Bower

You can install lightgallery using the Bower package manager.

bower install lightgallery.js --save

npm

You can also find lightgallery on npm.

npm install lightgallery.js

CDN

http://www.jsdelivr.com/projects/lightgallery.js

Download from GitHub

You can also directly download lightgallery from GitHub.

Include CSS and JavaScript files

First of all add lightgallery.css in the <head> of the document.

<head>
    <link rel="stylesheet" href="css/lightgallery.css">
</head>

Then include lightgallery.min.js into your document. If you want to include any lightgallery plugin you can include it after lightgallery.min.js.

<body>
    ...

    <script src="js/lightgallery.min.js"></script>

    <!-- lightgallery plugins -->
    <script src="js/lg-thumbnail.min.js"></script>
    <script src="js/lg-fullscreen.min.js"></script>
</body>

Lightgallery also supports AMD, CommonJS and ES6 modules. When you use AMD make sure that lightgallery.js is loaded before lightgallery modules.

require(['./lightgallery.js'], function() {
    require(["./lg-zoom.js", "./lg-thumbnail.js"], function(){
        lightGallery(document.getElementById('lightgallery'));
    });
});

The markup

lightgallery does not force you to use any kind of markup. You can use whatever markup you want. But i suggest you to use the following markup. Here you can find the detailed examples of different kinds of markup.

<div id="lightgallery">
    <a href="img/img1.jpg">
        <img src="img/thumb1.jpg">
    </a>
    <a href="img/img2.jpg">
        <img src="img/thumb2.jpg">
    </a>
    ...
</div>

Call the plugin

Finally you need to initiate the gallery by adding the following code.

<script>
    lightGallery(document.getElementById('lightgallery'));
</script>

Support lightgallery

If you like lightgallery please support the project by staring the repository or tweet about this project.

Resources

Demos

Built in modules

  1. Thumbnail - GItHub - Docs
  2. Autoplay - GItHub - Docs
  3. Video - GItHub - Docs
  4. Fullscreen - GItHub - Docs
  5. Pager - GItHub - Docs
  6. Zoom - GItHub - Docs
  7. Hash - GItHub - Docs
  8. Share - GItHub - Docs

Download Details:

Author: sachinchoolur

Live Demo: https://sachinchoolur.github.io/lightgallery.js/

GitHub: https://github.com/sachinchoolur/lightgallery.js

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