Working with Lightbox Galleries

ProPhoto Lightbox gallery types are a great way to feature photos you’d like to show in a format that puts them front-and-center without being surrounded by the content of your Page or blog Post. By customizing the look & feel of the Lightbox gallery type, you can express your unique branding and style in the gallery popup.

Creating Lightbox Galleries

Upload some photos and create a gallery from them – it’s about as simple as that. See here for a full guide and video:

Thumbnails

You can modify how the thumbnails are sized and appear for your Lightbox gallery:

Popup Color and Appearance

Several parts of the actual gallery popup window can be customized for a unique appearance. By making selections in these ProPhoto areas, you can achieve a distinctive appearance for your Lightbox Gallery popup viewer:

Prev/Next buttons, Loading, and Close images

ProPhoto provides an area to upload your own graphics to stylize the previous/next buttons used to navigate through the gallery images in the popup viewer, and an area to upload your own graphic seen when images are loading. (hint: animated GIF images work best here)


ProPhoto Lightbox gallery types are a great way to feature photos you’d like to show in a format that puts them front-and-center without being surrounded by the content of your Page or blog Post. By customizing the look & feel of the Lightbox gallery type, you can express your unique branding and style in the gallery popup.

Creating Lightbox Galleries

Upload some photos and create a gallery from them – it’s about as simple as that. See here for a full guide and video:

Thumbnails

Lightbox galleries always feature thumbnails in a clean and consistent 1:1 aspect ratio, cropped on the centerline of the original photograph. Composition cannot be controlled, but size and spacing for the grid of thumbnails can be changed:

Popup Color and Appearance

Several parts of the actual gallery popup window can be customized for a unique appearance. By making selections in these ProPhoto areas, you can achieve a distinctive appearance for your Lightbox Gallery popup viewer:

Prev/Next buttons, Loading, and Close images

ProPhoto provides an area to upload your own graphics to stylize the previous/next buttons used to navigate through the gallery images in the popup viewer, and an area to upload your own graphic seen when images are loading. (hint: animated GIF images work best here)

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