Problems with lightbox and captions

Asked on June 23, 2016 in Troubleshooting.

now, on 1.5.4 are runs the plugin “Simple Lightbox” no more. its active, but his function is not aviable.
and the caption, formerly as slide from the bottom, now is permanently on.

example: http://40-wochen-leipzig.de/babykleidung-von-jacky/

please help. thanx 🙂

hpbanitz Layers User
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    Answered on June 28, 2016.

    Hi there,

    Layers is not designed with any specific support for Simple Lightbox, but I can confirm the two work together without issue. Please see the demo for our lightbox tutorial which demonstrates this here:
    http://docs.layerswp.com/doc/how-to-open-images-in-lightbox-or-zoom-images-in-widgets/
    http://vailjoy.com/layers/content-widget-lightbox/

    You must have “enable in widgets” checked in the Simple Lightbox settings.

    Captions were never even supported in galleries before Layers 1.5.4 when we added styling to allow them to be visible. If your captions were previously appearing on hover, it was due to a plugin you were using such as Jetpack.

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