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Creating a Lightbox Gallery

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The lightbox gallery resource module enables participants to view a gallery of images.

This resource allows you to create 'Lightbox' enabled image galleries within your Moodle course.

As a course teacher, you are able to create, edit and delete galleries. Small thumbnails will then be generated, which are used for the thumbnail view of the gallery.

Clicking on any of the thumbnails brings that image into focus, and allows you to scroll through the gallery at your leisure. Using the Lightbox scripts creates nice transition effects when loading and scrolling through the images.

If enabled, users are able to leave comments on your gallery.

Step 1: Turn editing on

Turning Editing On

Step 2: Click 'Add an activity or resource'

Add an activity or resource

Step 3: Scroll down to resources, check 'Lightbox Gallery'

Lightbox Gallery

Step 4: Choose 'ADD'

Lightbox Gallery

Step 5: Name your Lightbox Gallery and add a description

Lightbox Gallery

Step 6: Save and Display

Lightbox Gallery


Step 7: Choose 'Add images'

Lightbox Gallery


Step 8: Use the 'File Picker' to upload your files or use the new Moodle 2 drag and drop feature.

Lightbox Gallery

Step 9: Once you have all your images picked out, click 'Add images'

Click on the small thumbnail to make the pictures full screen.

Lightbox Gallery
Lightbox Gallery


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