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Glightbox is a javascript lightbox plugin. It is responsive, has the ability to
display multiple images in a slideshow-like gallery. Image captions consist
of title and description and can be placed either at the bottom, top, left or
right side of the lightbox. The position can be set globally in configuration
page or controlled by a text field for each node individually.

The module provides an image field Glightbox formatter and access to most of
the plugin's settings.


  • Install this module using the official Backdrop CMS instructions at

  • Visit the configuration page under Administration > Configuration > Media >
    Glightbox (admin/config/media/glightbox) and adjust settings to your needs.

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


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

Current Maintainers

  • Pavel.
  • Additional maintainers are welcome.



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