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bcbounders
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Lightbox Download Correct Version

Post by bcbounders » Sun Sep 16, 2012 5:42 am

Hi,

I just attempted to download and use the Lightbox code referenced in the WebYep documentation... but it appears that the latest available version (v2.51 available here: http://lokeshdhakar.com/projects/lightbox2/) no longer works with WebYep.

Is there someplace that I can download and utilize the v2.04 that seems to be the last known version to work with WebYep?

Or is there another way to get an Image Gallery to utilize a Lightbox function?

Thanks!

- John

bcbounders
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Re: Lightbox Download Correct Version

Post by bcbounders » Tue Sep 18, 2012 7:40 pm

Anyone?

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Re: Lightbox Download Correct Version

Post by bcbounders » Sun Nov 18, 2012 9:18 pm

Still no one out there with any thoughts/input? I could really use some help.

Thanks!

daviddelmonte
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Re: Lightbox Download Correct Version

Post by daviddelmonte » Tue Nov 20, 2012 2:43 am

I'm having the same problem. Have you found a workaround? Is there a ticket system at Obdev?

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Re: Lightbox Download Correct Version

Post by bcbounders » Tue Nov 20, 2012 6:49 am

daviddelmonte wrote:I'm having the same problem. Have you found a workaround?

No... not yet. Still looking.


daviddelmonte wrote:Is there a ticket system at Obdev?

Not that I'm aware of... but not a surprise since the software is free, right?

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Re: Lightbox Download Correct Version

Post by daviddelmonte » Thu Nov 22, 2012 5:35 pm

hmmpf. I wasn't free when I purchased it.

I will take this tack ..

1. Look into the web yep JS - see if I can patch what's wrong.

2. Consider moving to another CMS. sigh.

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Re: Lightbox Download Correct Version

Post by daviddelmonte » Fri Jan 11, 2013 10:19 pm

Hi, I finally got around to playing with this. Lightbox now works.

The sequence I used was.

1. download Lightbox 2.
2. upload just the lightbox folder to your host/webyep-system/program/opt
3. In lightbox.js, the first function is:

LightboxOptions = (function() {

function LightboxOptions() {
this.fileLoadingImage = '/webyep-system/program/opt/lightbox/images/loading.gif';
this.fileCloseImage = '/webyep-system/program/opt/lightbox/images/close.png';
this.resizeDuration = 700;
this.fadeDuration = 500;
this.labelImage = "Image";
this.labelOf = "of";
}

return LightboxOptions;

})();

4. In your site, for each page, you have to add the following links to the js files:

<script src="../webyep-system/program/opt/lightbox/js/jquery-1.7.2.min.js"></script>
<script src="../webyep-system/program/opt/lightbox/js/lightbox.js"></script>

(your path may be different - just check the relative address). Also, the order of the scripts is most important. jQuery is first.

5. I added a path to the lightbox CSS files:

<link href="css/lightbox.css" rel="stylesheet" />

That's it!

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Re: Lightbox Download Correct Version

Post by Max » Thu Jan 24, 2013 1:20 am

Hi everyone I think I better try to explain a few mis understanding which a few seem to be having so if I am going over old ground please ignore but for those who don’t know here goes

WebYep can be made compatible with lightbox 2.5.
The problem lies in WebYeps assumption that the lightbox in question is using prototype/scriptacoluos as its js framework which was correct up until the launch of 2.5 of the light-box and at that point the lightbox creator started to use jQuery.

If you want to use the latest version you would need to write the script below in the config-inc.php file which can be found within the webyep-system folder:

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// Turn off WebYep references of Scriptaculous/Prototype
   $webyep_bDoNotIncludePrototype = true;
   $webyep_bDoNotIncludeScriptaculous = true;

after the line that reads:

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   $webyep_bDebug = false;

Once you have done that all you would need to do is reference the jQuery library before the end of the head part of your php page, so something like this:

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  <script src="//ajax.googleapis.com/ajax/libs/jquery/1.8.3/jquery.min.js"></script>

The result should be…. that WebYep won't create and reference the scripty prototype library and you have referenced the correct jQuery library by hand



So to recap
:

Lightbox up-to 2.05
If you intend to use the original 2.05 version of the lightbox and you wont be adding any other scriptaculous/prototype references on a specific page, then you DO NOT need to suppress webyep’s automatic inclusion of the scriptaculous/prototype javascript references which will be placed into the head of your page.
On the other hand, if you are going to add an extra scriptaculous/prototype effect to the page and have already included the javascript references within the head then you DO need to suppress the webyep automatic inclusion of the javascript libraries. The reason for this is you must not have the scriptaculous/prototype libraries added multiple times. Please note if you supress this within the config-file then it will be global... in other words no javascript references will be added to any of your pages and you will have to add the scriptaculous/prototype references on all your pages your self.
Download for the original can be found here:
http://cl.ly/Ktlu

Lightbox from 2.5
If you are going to use the latest 2.5 light-box then you DO need to suppress the automatic inclusion of the scriptaculous/prototype libraries which webyep will automatically add into the head of your document and that's because Lokesh Dhakar who wrote the lightbox has moved over to using jQuery as the javascript framework. And you will need to manually add the jQuery javascript reference into the head of your page.
I hope that helps everyone have a better understanding

All the best Max

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Re: Lightbox Download Correct Version

Post by Max » Thu Feb 28, 2013 1:39 pm

Hi Anyone what?
what are you asking for?

kindest regards max

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