Lets look at the features the ColorBox jquery plugin possesses.
For jquery 1.3.2+, ColorBox has its older version, whereas for jquery 1.4.3+, ColorBox has its news version.
- Supports photos, grouping, slideshow, ajax, inline, and iframed content.
- Appearance is controlled through CSS so it can be restyled.
- Can be extended with callbacks & event-hooks without altering the source files.
- Completely unobtrusive, options are set in the JS and require no changes to existing HTML.
- Preloads upcoming images in a photo group.
- Well vetted. ColorBox is one of the top jQuery plugins.