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Featherlight is a very lightweight jQuery lightbox plugin. It is responsive, has
the ability to display captions with images, and can display multiple images in
a slideshow-like gallery.

This module provides a Featherlight field formatter, as well as the ability to
load the Featherlight library manually.


  • Install this module using the official Backdrop CMS instructions at

  • Visit the configuration page under Administration > Configuration > Media >
    Featherlight (admin/config/media/featherlight) to configure the global
    settings and/or enable manual use.

  • Enable and configure the Featherlight field formatter in a content type
    display or a view where you have an image field.


    Add the 'data-featherlight' attribute to your links manually
    (see for more


Bugs and Feature requests should be reported in the Issue Queue:

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This project is GPL v2 software. See the LICENSE.txt file in this directory for
complete text.