Gameplorer`s WPColorBox (english)

Gameplorer`s WPColorBox is the easiest way to add a ColorBox effect to your images! This plugin works automatically – no need to alter any HTML code for you.

Deutsche Beschreibung: Gameplorers WPColorBox.


You can download Gameplorer`s WPColorBox from WordPress Repository or you can install it directly from your admin panel.


  • It adds the required HTML-Code automatically to all links which point to an image.
  • It doesn’t alter your posts, just the output.
  • It enqueues the ColorBox script and style.
  • You can disable enqueuing of CSS and JavaScript in the options*.
  • You can choose between 5 different UIs of ColorBox in the plugin options.
  • It automatically combines multiple images to a gallery (displays next and prev links).

* Useful if you want to enqueue it from other sources (e.g. CDN) or want to copy the code into your existing files.

Screenshots & Demo

Click on the screenshot to see a demo of Gameplorer`s WPColorBox:

Settings of Gameplorer`s WPColorBox
Settings of Gameplorer`s WPColorBox

Development Details

You develop plugins for yourself and want some details before installing new plugins?

  • This plugin uses the Settings API of WordPress – for maximal security and compatibility!
  • This plugin needs just one row in your options table.
  • If you deactivate this plugin it deletes the row in your options table, too.
  • Your posts don’t get changed in the database – just the output is altered.
  • The JavaScript will be enqueued in the footer of your site.


The jQuery Plugin is developed by @JacklMoore. Visit the official ColorBox-Site for further information.