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How to use the lightbox/JCE-media pop-up effect on images


  1. Log on to your web site using the Joomla! Administrator URL.
  2. In the Joomla! Administrator Control Panel, click on Article to the upper left. If you are not at the Control Panel, you can select Article from the Content menu.
  3. Click on the title of the article that you want to edit.
  4. Click on the image you want to apply the effect to and then click the "Insert/Edit image" button. The "Image Manager" window will pop up.
  5. Select and copy the URL of the image (see #1 below).

  6. Press "Cancel" on the lower right.
  7. Click on the image again and then click on the "Link" icon (see #1 below).

  8. The "Link" window will open. Paste the url of the image into the "URL" text field (see #1 below).

  9. Click on the "Popups" tab (see #2 above).
  10. Click on "Popup Type" and select "JCE MEDIABOX POPUPS" from the dropdown menu (see #1 below). Next to "Title" insert a title for your image (see #2 below). Underneath that next to "Caption" add a caption for your image (see #3 below). Click the dropdown menu for "Popup Icon" and select No (see #4 below). Set the "Media Type" to Image (see #5 below).

  11. Click on the "Insert" button on the bottom right (see #6 above).
  12. Click Save & Close to the upper left to save your article: .


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