I am inserting a number of galleries onto a page using the multiple galleries plugin. I want the image to open up in fancybox (highslide js variant or some such) when clicked and installed another plugin called easy fancybox.

The problem I am facing is that when the image is clicked in the gallery the image opens up its own post page and when that image is clicked it opens up in a fancybox. I want it to open up directly in a fancybox.

I would also like the fullsize image to open up in a fancybox not just the thumbnail.

I am quite sure this is possible and I am just doing something silly.

Thanks in advance.

Nandakumar Chandrasekhar


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Make sure that your galleries are set as Links to "Image File" and not to "Attachment Post" for Galleries and images. You'll find the settings in the image/galleries pop-up window.

I'm not familiar with your plug-in but you might need to manually add the fancybox class to each image. Another option is to add the code to your theme manually and skip the plug-in. I've posted an answer here: Any good lightbox-like option that works?.

  • Thanks for that. I found this out after some time but could not post here due to my reputation. Thanks once again.
    – nandac
    Feb 18, 2012 at 9:48

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