How to Create an HTML Lightbox
By Robert Godard
Open a text editor such as Notepad or TextEdit. Enter in the CSS code in the header part of your page. First type ""
Add a "Close" button your lightbox by typing "Close" within the content of your Lightbox.
Create a link to the Lightbox by typing "Click Here" Replace "Click Here" with the text you want for your link.
Save your file. You have now created a Lightbox with just HTML.
- Integrate your lightbox into a section of your website. They are especially good for displaying images or videos.
Robert Godard began writing in 2007 for various creative blogs and academic publications. He has been featured on multiple film blogs and has worked in the film industry. He attended Baltimore College, earning his B.A. in history.