Open WordPress’ Media in a floating popup instead of the current window

When one clicked on a picture in my WordPress blog, inserted as a Media with the standard “Add Media” button, it was opened in the current window. To open it into a floating popup windows without modifying anything (code or theme), I simply used the plugin “Easy FancyBox“.

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All supported media are automatically handled by the plugin and opened in a smooth overlay.

With the plugin installed (using its default settings):

Sample Open In Popup
Sample Open In Popup

Without the plugin (the plugin can be disabled by adding this in the <a href> tag: class=”nofancybox”):

Sample Open In Window
Sample Open In Window


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