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November 19, 2011 at 7:41 pm #7084
Is there any way to disable the lightbox function on the sidebar or for specific links?
I installed a social media widget with links to both my Vimeo and YouTube accounts, but the links are automatically interpreted as video links (lightbox feature), which doesn’t work.
Thanks!November 20, 2011 at 8:25 am #56538
you can add the “noLightbox” class to your video links – the code looks like:
<a class="noLightbox" href="http://www.youtube.com/">Youtube</a>February 9, 2012 at 9:41 am #56539
I’m having the same problem. However, my vimeo link is part of a menu. Therefore the only place I type in the url for the link is the “URL” section for this particular menu option. I have no way of going into “source” mode or HTML coding to put in your above code. I also do not want to disable the entire lightbox feature for my site, as I like having it for certain things…any ideas on how to isolate this problem?
Thanks so much in advanced!
-BrentFebruary 9, 2012 at 10:43 am #56540
Go to the menu manager page (Appearance > Menus) and search for the “Screen Options” tab at the right top corner. Click on it and a dropdown will open. Select/chech the box nect to “Link Relationship (XFN)”. A new input field will be displayed for each menu item with the headline “Link Relationship (XFN)”. In this input field insert “noLightbox” without “”.February 9, 2012 at 9:38 pm #56541
Hey. Thanks for the quick reply! I did everything exactly as you said and it still isn’t working. I still get the lightbox turning wheel that doesn’t go away. Just to be clear this is all I put in the Link Relationship field:
I tried different variations of it for kicks and still nothing. Any other thoughts?
-BrentFebruary 21, 2012 at 5:53 am #56542
Ok, just in case anyone reads this. I was able to figure it out. It is NOT in the Link Relationship field like mentioned above. In fact it is in the CSS Classes field. Makes sense. Thought I had tried that before but turns out when I toggled the open in new tab check off then on again, it worked!
So again, correction. Not Link Relationship field. CSS Classes field.
-BBFebruary 21, 2012 at 8:52 am #56543
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