Lightbox Style Pop Ups
1st edition — by Patrick McNeil — Mar. 8, 2006
The Design Element
a fellow over at Huddle
Together has been all the rage lately. What this script does is overlay
an image over the current page. This saves the user from
going to a whole new page to view an enlarged version of an image.
This is essentially emulating a modal window. Something application
developers have been free to put to use for years. Although this isn't
the first attempt at doing this on the web, it is certainly an elegant
solution. The most exciting thing about this is really how it opens your
eyes to a new kind of interaction. We need more of that on the web. Nothing
dramatic, just subtle changes in our expectations and an expansion in
our minds of the possibilities.
but they all employee this same idea or style of interface.
Lightbox JS V2.0
Lightbox effect without Lightbox
Lightbox gone wild!
WordPress Lightbox plugin
Lightbox with image scaling
Lightbox variant which is Search Engine friendly