Our themes allow you to enable lightboxes throughout your help center using theme settings. Once enabled you decide what content you’d like to display within a lightbox and how it should behave.
A simple use-case is to have images presented within a lightbox when a visitor clicks on them. We recommend where possible using a small version of your image within the article content and displaying the full-size version inside the lightbox.
You can group images into a gallery by giving them the same unique
YouTube, Vimeo and HTML5 videos can be displayed within a lightbox by providing the URL. The example below uses an image as a video thumbnail.
By default, when the Lightboxes theme setting is enabled all images within your article content will be automatically converted to open within lightboxes. To disable this functionality, remove the following line from your theme’s
To learn about additional media types, access descriptions of more advanced use cases and view the complete set of available options available for lightboxes, refer to the fancybox documentation.