Different Mootools Lightbox Scripts
A roundup of Lightbox scripts for Mootools which are automatically used to resize the images, remain centered, supports Flash files, galleries, vertical and horizontal scrolling, support for Twitter media links and more.
Smoothbox is Mootools conversion of Thickbox, which is built with light jQuery library which is of size 20k when compressed. It can automatically resize the images, hide form elements in windows IE6 and remain centered with the window even when the user changes the size of the window.
A reworked version of Phatfusion’s multibox, Multibox for Mootools 1.2 includes group elements, can override the description in single Multibox elements, includes many keyboard shortcuts for accessibility and usability purposes and a built in Tips class for a more stylish way of displaying an elements Title tag.
A combination of LightBox 2.02 and Slimbox 1.03, Roebox script is easy to install and use and is lightweight in code and also includes mootools.js.
Milkbox for Mootools 1.2.x has many features including the Swf support which adds swf links to your galleries and images, Autosize and maxHeight options to fit the image in browser windows, XML galleries, Keyboard navigation, YUI compression and a lot other features.
Slimbox is designed to be compatible with the original Lightbox 2 and of size 4 kb has many added features like ‘Ready to Launch’ which means you don’t have to wait for all images in the page to be loaded, supports vertical scrolling and works perfectly in horizontal scrolling websites, a more powerful API to apply the Lightbox effects easily.
Powered by Mootools, ReMooz is an open source widget for inline pop-ups enabling your visitors to browse through content, and features centered images which can be dragged and zoomed, a support content pre-loading, fading captions and is highly configurable.
This is a small list of Mootools Lightbox scripts, but they are, in our opinion, the best and most useful collection out there.
Have we missed any from this list? Let us know your thoughts in the comments below.