This site is also avail­able in Ger­man!

Fan­cy­box Plus is a Word­Press plu­gin that inte­gra­tes the func­tio­na­lity of Fan­cy­box into Word­Press while simul­ta­neously modi­fy­ing the image links to be opened with as a TopUp win­dow. Video can also be viewed with TopUp. Cur­rently sup­por­ted are videos from YouTube, Vimeo, Blip. Tv.


  1. The direc­tory fancybox-plus in the Word­Press plu­gin direc­tory under “/wp-content/plugins”
  2. Copy the plu­gin in the plu­gin menu, and activate.
  3. That’s it!

Inser­ting images

  • Add a pic­ture of your choice — in the usual Word­Press way, and add your title.
  • Create a link from the image to view a lar­ger ver­sion of image
  • The rest Fan­cy­box Plus auto­ma­ti­cally takes care of.

Adding Video

  1. Click the new but­ton label­led “Embed Video”
  2. Choose the desi­red pop in the new video por­tal (at the moment YouTube, Blip. Tv and Vimeo)
  3. For the video enter the video ID (as this needs is to be known at the next stage)
  4. Select whe­ther a link text should appear below the video and optio­nally enter the link text
  5. Click Insert
  6. Check the Video ID high­ligh­ted is the cor­rect video ID


YouTube: http://​en​.youtube​.com/​w​a​t​c​h​v​=​D​Y​g​Z​O​Y​2​g​27w..?
Vimeo: http://​www​.vimeo​.com/​1​5​7​3​0​4​2nd.
Blip TV:. Http://​blip​.tv/​f​i​l​e​/​3​5​8​8​970
Vimeo: notext


  1. Images are not dis­played in the over­lay Fan­cy­box?
    In your theme is mis­sing the Hook. Please add it.
  2. I have pic­tures ins­er­ted in my text, but these can not be cli­cked to enlarge.
    Fan­cy­box and the plu­gin will only work if link to ano­ther pic­ture. Link to this pic­ture a lar­ger ver­sion of itself.
  3. There are also Fan­cy­box for Pro­to­type?
    Sure! There is Light­View Plus. It has the same func­tions as Fan­cy­box Plus.
  4. Fan­cy­box works, but xy yz at the ope­ra­ting sys­tem is not in the brow­ser. / How do I change the dis­play of Fan­cy­box?
    Since I did not write the java­script please ask in the forum of the aut­hor of Fancybox.


Under Word​Press​.org The cur­rent ver­sion can be found.

Cur­rent version

Cur­rent ver­sion is 1.0. In these videos, the por­tals YouTube, Vimeo, Blip be. Tv supports.


Anyone who wants to con­tri­bute to the trans­la­tion is cor­di­ally invi­ted to email me for the lan­guage packs. Until now, there are the following:

Ger­man — by myself

English — by Webtart