What is a lightbox and how do I create one in Website Builder?

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This FAQ will explain how to add an image lightbox to your Website Builder site.

A lightbox image is one that appears as a pop up when you click on the image. It is usually employed to show a wider or larger version of the first image.

Please note: This artile only applies to Website Builder Version 6. If you are not sure which version of Website Builder you are using, you can use this article to check.

To set up a lightbox image in your Website Builder website you need to follow these steps:


Login to your 123-reg control panel.


Scroll down to the Create your website section and click on the Website Builder icon.


Click on the Login button next to the relevant package.


In the Design view use the mouse to click and highlight the image you want to use a lightbox.


Choose the settings option.


In the Image menu that appears at the bottom of the page you will see an Lightbox Image box. Drag the image you wish to appear in the lightbox from the left hand image menu and onto the Lightbox Image box.

Your lightbox image is now set-up. You can check the look of the lightbox using the Preview option from the top left of the main window.