S4A LightBox module


What is it?

S4A LightBox thumbnail gallery is an easy to use DotNetNuke module that automatically creates thumbnails (persists to disk) out of your uploaded images with a size defined by you and creates a lightbox out of it.

Where to buy?

The LightBox thumbnail gallery module can be bought via http://store.dotnetnuke.com/. At the DotNetNuke Shop, search for lightbox thumbnail gallery, en click the result.

S4A Manual LightBox thumbnail gallery

The module will create the thumbs for you and will persist them to the disk, and creates an LightBox gallery for you. When you add images to the folder thumbs will be generated on the fly!
  • Tested in DotNetNuke 5.1, 5.4, 5.6 , 6.0 and 7
  • DNN 5 Compatible
  • DNN 6 Compatible
  • DNN 7 Compatible
  • Automatic thumbnail creation
  • Uses dotnetnuke core file manager
  • All thumbnails are persisted to disk
  • Easy to create gallery of thumbs with lightbox effect

Step by step

1. Install the S4A LightBox thumbnail gallery extension/module

1a Go to Host > Extensions > Manage > install extension wizard
1b upload the package

2. Upload your original jpg photo files in a folder using the DotNetNuke FileManager.

2a Go to the Admin > File Manager and upload your .jpg images to a folder, use per lightbox one folder.
     

3. Add the S4A LightBox thumbnail gallery extension/module to a page.

     

4. Complete the settings

4a Manage > Settings > S4A_Lightbox Settings
     
4b the settings:
     
Folder: Folder to pick files from.
Height: in px, Height for the thumbnail, if set to 0 the module will calculate the height in ratio to the set width.
Width: in px, Width for the thumbnail, if set to 0 the module will calculate the width in ratio to the set height.
Quality: The Quality specifies the level of compression for an image. The lower the number specified, the higher the compression and therefore the lower the quality of the image. Zero would give you the lowest quality image and 100 the highest.
Thumbs: Number of thumbs per row. If set to 0 the module will fill automatically.
Title: If checked the module use the filename as the title
Recreate: If checked the module will recreate the thumbs with the current or renewed settings

5. Done the gallery is created!