Gigabox - Responsive WP Gallery/Image Effect

Gigabox - Responsive WP Gallery/Image Effect

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Plugin Popularity 2.5
Author Activity 1.7
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  • 🎂 This plugin celebrated it's 6th anniversary 7 months ago.


Gigabox is a lightweight responsive WordPress image gallery . It will integrate with your theme seamlessly and it won’t look out of place. Also it won’t bloat your website with tons of unnecessary code, Gigabox’s JS file is only 9 KB. It’s really easy to manage Gigabox Galleries because Gigabox comes with custom admin interface. (check out the demo site for screenshots). Gigabox works in Firefox, Chrome, Safari, Opera and IE 8+.

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  • Fast and lightweight jQuery effects
  • Unobtrusive code and simple design make Gigabox intergrate with your theme seamlessly
  • Easy to use, Gigabox comes with custom admin interface for easy management of galleries
  • Any number of columns for galleries
  • Responsive
  • Social Media Included
  • Documentation


  • PHP 5.2
  • PHP 5.3+


  • Version 2.5

    • Replaced jQuery animations with CSS3 animations (effects should work much smoother)
    • Added “Stretch to full resolution” button that will appear if the image in overlay is wider than the wrapper (next to the close button)
    • Added new layout options (1 old + 3 new layouts)
    • Added new thumbnail overlay option (old: zoom icon; new: image title on thumb)
    • Added keyboard support (left/right arrow for navigating through gallery, ESC to exit gallery)
    • Few minor bugfixes
  • Version 2.1

    • Improved and reworked some of the responsive features of the plugin.
    • Added button in admin panel that let’s you maximize/minimize the panel for easier ordering.
  • Version 2.0

    Buyers with version 1.3 – please read section “Updating to v2.0” in help documentation
    • Major update!
    • Completely reworked whole plugin foundation and backend core.
    • Plugin now has it’s own interface for much easier generating and editing of galleries.
    • You can now customize colors and icons much easier.
    • HTML code and shortcodes can now be added in image descriptions.
    • Improved frontend code.
    • Removed button from TinyMCE editor.
  • Version 1.3

    • Added ability to toggle social media icons from settings page;
    • Fixed ‘Read More’ button always appearing, even if no link provided.
    • Reworked and optimized some parts of plugin’s code
  • Version 1.2

    • Added ability to insert ‘Read More’ button;
    • Added Plugin Settings page under WP Admin -> Settings
  • Version 1.1

    • Fixed images being too wide sometimes and added a better hover effect
  • Version 1.0

    • Initial Relese