Lightbox Gallery

Activities ::: mod_lightboxgallery
Maintained by Andrew Hancox, Adam Olley
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. Smallthumbnails will then be generated, which are used for the thumbnail view of the gallery.

Lightbox Gallery 1.0.0

Moodle 1.9
Released: Wednesday, November 16, 2011, 8:15 PM
Moodle jQuery Lightbox Gallery v1.0.0 (16th Nov 11)

Ported to jQuery from:
Lightbox Gallery v2.2.1 (12th May 09)
by Paul Holden pholden[at]greenhead[dot]ac[dot]uk

Port performed by Andrew Hancox at Kineo.

The javascript heavy lifting is performed by:
slimbox 2 :
Jcrop :


To install this plugin, upload the lightboxgallery folder and it's contents into your /mod folder in
your Moodle install. After uploading, login as admin and visit your Admin/Notifications page (you'll
find this page at, which will setup the required database
tables and complete the installation.

After installation you'll find an extra item on your resources menu when editing a page. In an English
install of Moodle it will be named 'Add a lightbox gallery', this could differ for other languages.

This plugin was designed for Moodle version 1.9 and upwards



Andrew Hancox

Version information

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Supported software
Moodle 1.9, PHP 5.3
  • Latest release for Moodle 1.9

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Default installation instructions for plugins of the type Activities

  1. Make sure you have all the required versions.
  2. Download and unpack the module.
  3. Place the folder (eg "assignment") in the "mod" subdirectory.
  4. Visit to finish the installation