13 Nice WordPress Free Colorbox Plugins

Today, I’m going to show you a list of top 13 best free colorbox WordPress plugins for images and videos. Using these colorbox WordPress plugins you can display images, videos, simple slide shows, and the content all in an overlay. Don’t forget to subscribe to our RSS-feed and follow us on Twitter and Facebook for recent updates.

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1. Photonic Gallery

Photonic lets you use the WordPress gallery shortcode and super-charges it with a lot of added functionality. It adds support for several new parameters to enhance the content and look-and-feel of your galleries.

Photonic Gallery
Photonic Gallery

2. WordPress Colorbox Lightbox

WP Colorbox plugin is a simple lightbox tool for WordPress. It allows users to pop up content in lightbox using the popular jQuery ColorBox library. They can also view the larger version of a particular media file without leaving the page.

WordPress Colorbox Lightbox
WordPress Colorbox Lightbox

3. Awesome Flickr Gallery

Awesome Flickr Gallery is a simple, fast and light plugin to create a gallery of your Flickr photos on your WordPress enabled website. This plugin aims at providing a simple yet customizable way to create clean and professional looking Flickr galleries.

Awesome Flickr Gallery
Awesome Flickr Gallery

4. Alpine PhotoTile for Tumblr

Retrieve photos from a Tumblr user, custom Tumblr URL, or tag with the Alpine PhotoTile for Tumblr. The photos can be linked to the your Tumblr page, a specific URL, or to a Lightbox slideshow.

Alpine PhotoTile for Tumblr
Alpine PhotoTile for Tumblr

5. Popup Lightbox

Plugin creates a custom post to create popup on your homepage, popups can be configured such date of publication and date of expiration.

Popup Lightbox
Popup Lightbox

6. Alpine PhotoTile for SmugMug

The Alpine PhotoTile for SmugMug is capable of retrieving photos from a particular SmugMug user or gallery. The photos can be linked to the your SmugMug page, a specific URL, or to a Lightbox slideshow.

Alpine PhotoTile for SmugMug
Alpine PhotoTile for SmugMug

7. WP Lightbox 2

This plugin used to add the responsive lightbox (overlay) effect to the current page images and create photo albums/gallery on your WordPress blog.

WP Lightbox 2
WP Lightbox 2

8. Alpine PhotoTile for Instagram

The photos can be linked to the your Instagram page, a specific URL, or to a Lightbox slideshow. Also, the Shortcode Generator makes it easy to insert the widget into posts without learning any of the code.

Alpine PhotoTile for Instagram
Alpine PhotoTile for Instagram

9. Contact Form 7 Response Colorbox Popup

You need Lightbox Plus Colorbox and Contact Form 7 installed. This plugin does not put an entire contact form inside a colorbox popup but just the response message when you click the Submit Button.

Contact Form 7 Response Colorbox Popup
Contact Form 7 Response Colorbox Popup

10. Clifton’s Lightbox

Clifton’s Lightbox implements a lightbox subscription form overlay. Features a title, list, call-to-action, and image or YouTube video. Users can embed their subscription form into the lightbox and use the call-to-action area to encourage new subscribers.

Clifton's Lightbox
Clifton’s Lightbox

11. Lightbox Plus ColorBox

Lightbox Plus ColorBox implements ColorBox as a lightbox image overlay tool for WordPress. ColorBox was created by Jack Moore and is licensed under the MIT License. Lightbox Plus ColorBox for WordPress implements ColorBox as a lightbox image overlay tool for WordPress.

Lightbox Plus ColorBox
Lightbox Plus ColorBox

12. Lightbox Gallery

The Lightbox Gallery plugin changes the view of galleries to the lightbox. If you would prefer the prior Lightbox to Colorbox, you need to get the script from the setting page.

Lightbox Gallery
Lightbox Gallery

13. Boxers and Swipers

Integrates Colorbox and Slimbox and Nivo Lightbox and Image Lightbox and Photoswipe and Swipebox into WordPress.

Boxers and Swipers
Boxers and Swipers