Extension:LightGallery

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LightGallery
Release status: beta
Implementation User interface
Description A simple and fancy FancyBox alternative
Author(s) Nikolay Filippov (Soljkdtalk)
Latest version 0.0.2 (2019-06-07)
MediaWiki 1.25+
License GNU General Public License 3.0 only
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  • $lgLightGalleryOptions
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The LightGallery extension displays thumbnailed images in modal window that floats overtop of web page. This can create a more user friendly environment, where the user doesn't leave the page every time they click a thumbnail.

Installation[edit]

  • Download and place the file(s) in a directory called LightGallery in your extensions/ folder.
  • Add the following code at the bottom of your LocalSettings.php:
    require_once "$IP/extensions/LightGallery/LightGallery.php";
    
  • Yes Done – Navigate to Special:Version on your wiki to verify that the extension is successfully installed.

Configuration[edit]

You can set LightGallery options by setting a $lgLightGalleryOptions variable in LocalSettings.php after including the extension in LocalSettings.php.

Example
require_once("$IP/extensions/LightGallery/LightGallery.php");
$lgLightGalleryOptions = '{thumbnail: true, mode: "lg-fade", getCaptionFromTitleOrAlt: true, subHtmlSelectorRelative: true, animateThumb: false, showThumbByDefault: false }';

Usage[edit]

To initialize the gallery, use the class .LightGallery on your <gallery>.

<gallery class="LightGallery">
file:images1.png|desc
file:images2.png
file:images3.png
</gallery>

User rights[edit]

This project includes LightGallery is licensed under GPLv3 GNU GPL license v3 license.