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In the visual world of photography, presentation matters. Providing your clients with a smooth and engaging viewing experience can hep your photos stand out and make the process easier – all resulting in more purchases and profits. That’s where the Lightbox add-on for Sunshine Photo Cart comes in. It’s designed to offer a distraction-free viewing experience, quick navigation between images, and customizable slideshows. Here’s how this popular add-on can enhance your online client photo gallery:

Traditional Gallery View vs. Lightbox View

Without the Lightbox add-on, users click on a thumbnail to view each image individually. They can use previous or next links to navigate between images or return to the gallery view. While this method works, it may not provide the most engaging or intuitive experience for your customers.

With the Lightbox add-on, the viewing experience is transformed. Clicking on a thumbnail opens a streamlined Lightbox view, allowing users to effortlessly navigate between images without extra clicks. This makes viewing and browsing your gallery a more enjoyable and fluid experience.

In the Sunshine Photo Cart demo, you can see the standard view for a single image and then also the Lightbox view by clicking one of the thumbnail images in a sample gallery.

Customization to Fit Your Needs

The Lightbox add-on isn’t a one-size-fits-all solution. You have the ability to customize the features to suit your preferences and your brand’s aesthetic. Want to enable slideshows? You can do that. Want to change how the navigation looks? You have control over that too. By tailoring the Lightbox design, you create a unique viewing experience that best matches your branding and style.

Here are all the options you can configure for Lightbox:

Slideshows for Automatic Gallery Viewing

Slideshows make it even easier for clients to view your photos. With just one click, they can sit back and watch your images scroll by. This is great for people who want to see all the photos without clicking through them one by one. Slideshows also add a touch of drama and excitement, making your gallery more interesting.

A Superior Experience for Your Customers

For the end user, the Lightbox design brings your images to life in a way that traditional galleries might not. The absence of distractions lets your customers focus solely on the images, allowing them to fully appreciate your work. Whether they are potential buyers or clients reviewing their photos, the enhanced viewing experience provided by the Lightbox add-on can lead to higher satisfaction and more sales.


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Add-ons are billed yearly. You may cancel your subscription at any time. An active license is required for updates and support. View terms

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This add-on is part of our Plus and Pro plans and you can save big compared to buying individually.

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Latest Version: 3.0.12

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