Tidypics Colorbox v1.0

Release Notes

  • Initial release.
  • Tested with tidypics 1.7.2.
  • Guys, I developed this plugin about one year ago and make some improvements to release as GPL. Hope you like and, as always, send me some feedback.

  • Dear Brasilian (And another portuguese language countries) users. This version has a problem with the literal "Iniciar apresentação" overriding the "Imagem x de y". Just change the literal from "Imagem x de y" to "x de y".

    Prezados usuários de lingua portuguesa. Esta versão possui um problema de última hora que faz com que a frase "Iniciar apresentação" passe por cima da frase "Imagem x de y". Alterem o arquivo de tradução mudando a frase "Imagem x de y" para "x de y". Eu liberarei uma nova versão com a tradução correta assim que acrescentar novas funcionalidades no plugin.

  • Very nice work Ray J. *Recommended

  • Really nice plugin!  Works great!!!  *Recommended

  • is there a way to add the generic commenting system under each picture so users can still post comments?

  • @Stuart: You need to click in picture´s name. Take a look in the plugin´s screenshot.

  • @Stuart: BTW, it´s possible to embed the picture in a <div> with comments. But its a bit complex. Maybe some developer can help me.

  • That would be screenShot #2 I think..
    and Mauricio: meu amigo, muito tempo? ;-) Onde você se esconde

  • @Dhrup: I am here, my friend! But going to sleep now. Lets talk tomorrow in GTalk. Missing our philosophical and technical speeches. :)

    Ps.: Liked the new plugin? I made it about on year ago and forgot to upload. :)

  • @ Ray

    Yup I see it!  thanks.  Im going to try and figure out a way to embed the commenting system into your plugin so theres one less step for the user to make a comment.  Ill let you know what I come up with.

  • @Stuart: I made some researchs here. Its possible, but I need to made more researchs. It can be done with ajax, in a "facebook style". But, for now, I dont want to make this plugin a monster. I am focused in antispam and a autoupdate plugin.

  • @ Ray I added this to views/default/tidypics_colorbox/head.php so users wouldnt get confused on how to leave a comment.

    , title: function(){
                      var url = $(this).attr('id');
                      if (url != "")
                        return '<a href="'+url+'">' + $(this).attr('short_title') + ' + Comment</a>';

  • Good, Stuart. Just be careful about pictures with looooooong names. If I remember, my plugin show only the first X characters from the name. I will check and merge your suggestion in the next release.

  • @Raj J thanks for the plugin. Can you integrate the facebox jquery and the options to select between colorbox and facebox. The updated facebox script can be dowloaded from https://github.com/defunkt/facebox/downloads.

  • @Coolsam001: Why use facebox? Is it MUCH better than colorbox?

  • @Ray J Facebox is a jQuery-based, Facebook-style lightbox which can display images, divs, or entire remote pages. Facebox code is small and the code is kept on improving in github. As such i won't compare facebox and colorbox as the content for Facebox uses an AJAX request but with Colorbox it loads in an iframe instead. 

  • The reference to iframes becomes almost irrelevant. All the XXBox PugIns are jQuery based. I looked up several reviews and comparisions of jQuery based XXBox PlugIns and it seems that ColorBox and ShadowBox are the favorites ;)

  • @ DrupDeScoop I know that all the XXBox Plugins are jQuery based. I was just trying to give a brief description of facebox. And the reference of iframe for colorbox was given from a particular site where the author compared the facebox and colorbox. In regards to colorbox i accept that it is the popular lightbox and has more options but the way in which facebox opens looks more pleasing so having the options for both colorbox and facebox for tidypics will be good.

  • @Coolsam: I will check the facebox and make some tests. But the colorbox fits our needs and is VERY easy to use. But let´s see what can be done.

  • Ray, really loved your plugin, 

    I was thinking is it possible to add 

    http://jacklmoore.com/monte/ also as a option like colour box style. 

    Will be bit ahead of time in comparison to other lightbox, just a suggestion ( actually request :) )

  • Also, do not why slideshow is not working. 

  • hi its not working with latest tidypics fix, is it also compatible for1.8 as well

  • @Worldopensources: The plugin is only compatible com ELGG 1.7 and the latest OFFICIAL tidypics release. A 1.8 version will be released with the official 1.8 release of tidypics.

  • Not working with elgg 1.8.9 i want to use this plugin can any one help .. :(

Project Info


  • Category: Media
  • License: GNU General Public License (GPL) version 2
  • Updated: 2014-11-17
  • Downloads: 1178
  • Recommendations: 10

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