How To Add A LightBox Video Gallery To WordPress – Tutorial

///How To Add A LightBox Video Gallery To WordPress – Tutorial

How To Add A LightBox Video Gallery To WordPress – Tutorial

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How To Add A LightBox Video Gallery To WordPress

So I spent hours trying to find a WordPress Plugin that would display myYouTube videos as a gallery on my web page. Most of the free ones added a watermark plus had limited features.

Finally I came across a great plugin called Huge-IT Video Gallery.

Here are the 5 options of the video gallery:
1.Content Pop-up
Shows a video and then the content next to it
2. Content Video Slider
Click the arrow at the bottom of the slide and another will appear.
3. Lightbox Video Gallery
If you click on any one of the videos in the gallery it pops up in a lightbox and if you go down the bottom of the slide you can just scroll through the different videos in the gallery.
4. Video Slider
You’ve got the first video, then click the arrow. at the bottom to shows the next video, next video, next video, etc.
5. Thumbnail Gallery
So if you click on any of these thumbnails then a lightbox pops up and you can scroll through them by clicking the arrow at the bottom.

Steps to create a lightbox video gallery on WordPress:
Log into your WordPress dashboard
Go down to plugins
Click add new
In the search box search Huge-It Video Gallery.
Click install now.
Click video gallery
Click add new video gallery
Select from the different options..Thumbnails view, Lightbox Video Gallery, Video Slider, the content video slider and video gallery content pop-up
Select the lightbox video gallery
Start adding the videos
Add the video URL from YouTube
Add a title, description
Click insert video slide
Then I just continue adding more videos
Now I’ve got three different videos so I check the lightbox video gallery then save it.
Copy and paste the shortcode into your web page. and I’ve got the
Make sure you’re in text mode not visual mode
Click update or publish the page
Click view page
And now you will see the lightbox video gallery
If I click on any one of the videos up pops the lightbox
I can scroll through all the videos by clicking the arrow at the bottom of the slide.

That’s it!
Now you know how to Add A Lightbox Video Gallery To WordPress. I just demonstrated the free version however the paid option has many more features.

Click the link below to get the Huge-It Video Gallery Plugin.

By |2017-06-28T03:16:38+00:00June 28th, 2017|Wordpress Video Tutorials|26 Comments


  1. Steve Sleeper June 28, 2017 at 3:16 am - Reply

    really good tip as always

  2. Pejic & DiMartino, PC June 28, 2017 at 3:19 am - Reply

    great information! does it work on mobile?

  3. AG C June 28, 2017 at 3:19 am - Reply

    Just what I was looking for thanks for the info do you know if you can change the size of the videos in the thumbnails.

  4. Jose June 28, 2017 at 3:25 am - Reply

    My videos show one stack on top of the other and not gallery style, would you happen to know why this is?

  5. dave adam June 28, 2017 at 3:26 am - Reply

    Hi, can I create a video gallery with using free wordpress ? if not ,what is the best package to get ?

  6. Drwendydearborne June 28, 2017 at 3:32 am - Reply

    Thank you!  Thank you!  Thank you!!!!!!

  7. muhammad sharjeel June 28, 2017 at 3:33 am - Reply

    this light box effect is available in free version ???

  8. John Smith June 28, 2017 at 3:34 am - Reply

    IN HTML I can auto start a youtube video
    I can make a youtube replay auto
    I can have it play in HD automatically

    can I still do this while using this plugin
    skip all this plugin altogether and just use HTML and CSS

  9. Ted June 28, 2017 at 3:40 am - Reply

    The problem is that youtube is banned in some countries like China. and i have 400 videos in my website. what is sollution?

  10. Tokyo Elephant Films June 28, 2017 at 3:44 am - Reply

    Hi, good video, i need a little help here, the video gallery works fine, but i cant do space between the words or sentence in the descritpion, can you please tell me how to do that? thx

  11. Maija June 28, 2017 at 3:49 am - Reply

    Thank you soooooooooo much the best & you are too… I was going nuts – none of the other programs were working for me the way I wanted or needed and some didn’t work at all.. Thank you again so much! 🙂

  12. Meuphrosyne June 28, 2017 at 3:56 am - Reply

    Hi, first of all, I would like to thank for sharing us this tutorial. I followed every step, but I have a question. At the end of your lightbox video gallery the background of that is transparent. But mine is a really ugly darkgrey one. Why? You are not use the free mode? I have to buy, if I want to setting the apparence of the video gallery?
    Thank you so much in advance, and I hope we can see more usefull tutorial like this from You! All the best!

  13. Hakob Grigoryan June 28, 2017 at 3:58 am - Reply

    Nice plugin. I got the pro version of  Huge-It Video Gallery and very satisfied  with it.
    And thanks for tutorial.

  14. James G Rivera June 28, 2017 at 3:59 am - Reply

    Great to know about Lightbox video gallery, thanks.

  15. Ali Rathore June 28, 2017 at 4:00 am - Reply

    How can we add pagination in it and also search bar for the video?

  16. Nelly June 28, 2017 at 4:02 am - Reply

    Thank you very much for this quick tutorial.
    I love Huge-IT products and use most of them.

  17. CutyKidsOnline June 28, 2017 at 4:08 am - Reply

    Try it out people its good

  18. Daniel Fortes June 28, 2017 at 4:08 am - Reply

    For *video marketers who use wordpress*… this is a GREAT VIDEO! How much time have we spent looking for *wordpress video plugins* and there are literally hundreds with the few features we’re looking for? This plugin should help.

  19. Lin June 28, 2017 at 4:10 am - Reply

    you are great! so simple! thank you so much

  20. Milad Maleki June 28, 2017 at 4:12 am - Reply

    Hi, thanks for sharing
    Is it work just with Youtube and Vimeo?
    Can I upload my own video and use this plugin?

  21. June 28, 2017 at 4:12 am - Reply

    great video thanks!!!

  22. isitebuild June 28, 2017 at 4:13 am - Reply

    Learn how to create a lightbox video gallery on WordPress to display
    your YouTube videos #youtubemarketing #videomarketing #wordpresstips

  23. LensOnWheels June 28, 2017 at 4:13 am - Reply

    thank you so much for the video. I have 2 questions, since am new to wordpress itself :
    1) when you hit preview to check the rendering — below the 3 videos, I see the word Edit on the left. Will this go away once my website is LIVE ?

    2) Could you please share a link on how to create beautiful blogs, my post are ready – i just need to connect them through a plugin. The issue is the one that am using – the images are displayed way too large.

    Thanks a lot.

  24. Alexander Jimenez Euan June 28, 2017 at 4:15 am - Reply

    WOW! Just what I needed. Thanks for the amazing content!

  25. John Smith June 28, 2017 at 4:15 am - Reply

    love how they take FOREVER to get to the bottom line – 80.00$us –
    too much for me, i’ll do it in HTML thanks NEways

  26. mywilsonnet June 28, 2017 at 4:15 am - Reply

    Nice and thank you for this video on LightBox Video Gallery To WordPress. Very helpful!

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