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Nivo Lightbox provides an easy and eye-catching way to display content in a lightbox. Nivo Lightbox comes with a number of useful features:

  • Automatic Content Detection
  • CSS Powered Effects
  • Small, Semantic, Responsive & HiDPI Compatible


Nivo Lightbox has three dependencies:

Drupal core modules

  • Block

Contributed modules

Optional integration

Nivo Lightbox integrates with the following modules to provide additional options or enhancements:

  • File entity - Install the File entity module to enable files to be displayed in a lightbox.
  • Retina Images - Install the Retina Images module to enable support for HiDPI images.


To install Nivo Lightbox:

  1. Download the latest version of the Nivo Lightbox jQuery plugin and extract it to sites/all/libraries or sites/sitename/libraries as you require. The extracted folder must be named nivo-lightbox.
  2. Enable Nivo Lightbox and all of the modules that it requires.
  3. Configure the jQuery Update module to use jQuery 1.9 or higher.

Related Modules

See the Comparison of Lightbox-type modules for a list of other lightbox modules.

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