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no lightbox effects, only photo opens on new page.

Reported 17 Feb 2014 06:59:01
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17 Feb 2014 06:59:01 donald ward posted:
my gallery of photos open in my web template ok, although i thought the gallery would open in a new window or a pop up window. when i click an image though, i just opens in a new page and not with the preset template i selected, which was the blue outline. also, every time i open the page in dreamweaver, it wants to install the dmx zone scripts to my page code. it does this every time, i figured once it wrote the code the first time it would stay there. i have read the entire manual and the installation instructions and cannot figure out what is wrong. i am running adobe dreamweaver cs5.5 and installed the MXP extension files as per the instructions. i uploaded all the script and dmx files to my server as required. here is a link to one of the pages i installed the lightbox on. it is the editors choice photos, not the portfolio at the bottom of the page, the portfolio was done with webstunning photo gallery and works great. if anyone can tell me what to do i would appreciate it.


Replied 17 Feb 2014 09:59:32
17 Feb 2014 09:59:32 Teodor Kuduschiev replied:
Hello Donald,
There are a couple of issues on your page.
1. Your template does not have an editable region named "head" inside the <head></head> tags, which causes the extension to place its includes wrongly outside the head tags.
2. You are using an ancient jquery version on your website :
<script type="text/javascript" src="../../Site/javascript/jquery-1.5.1.min.js"></script>
- Please remove this reference from your website, and let the lightbox place the jquery on your page, as it is using the latest one -> 1.10.2
Replied 17 Feb 2014 21:05:29
17 Feb 2014 21:05:29 donald ward replied:
ok so with no editable region between the head tags where would i place the script lines at on the page to make it work?
Replied 17 Feb 2014 21:06:27
17 Feb 2014 21:06:27 donald ward replied:
also where is the script jquery line located that you want me to remove? is it on each page?
Replied 18 Feb 2014 09:13:32
18 Feb 2014 09:13:32 Teodor Kuduschiev replied:
You need to have editable region in the head tags named "head" in order for the extensions to be able to place their scripts properly.
As for the jquery - open the source code of the link you sent me and you will see the line i pasted in my previous post.
Replied 20 Feb 2014 07:49:53
20 Feb 2014 07:49:53 donald ward replied:
ok, so i figured out how to get the lightbox in my pages and it works, only problem is, i have to detach each page from my template in order to let the lightbox software insert it's scripts into the "head" area of each page. once this is done, none of my other page components like my side menu, footer content, etc work, it seems as if your lightbox software is completely non-compatible with my templates. i have been using these templates for years and have never come across any software that was not compatible. i guess none of this is your fault as your software does work, it is just that i am not able to use it at all. too bad because, i like your software and paid for it. maybe if i hang on to it, i can use it sometime in the future, but i have over 32 websites out there, using similar templates, i can't change them all when the software won't work. thanks for your help.
Replied 20 Feb 2014 08:33:52
20 Feb 2014 08:33:52 Teodor Kuduschiev replied:
The only issue you are having is that you do not have an EDITABLE REGION NAMED "head" inside the head tags... once you add it you won't need to detach your pages from templates etc.. and the extensions will place the includes there!
Replied 20 Feb 2014 15:00:36
20 Feb 2014 15:00:36 donald ward replied:
i understand that, but the "head" region is locked when attached to the template. i contacted the company i bought the template from and the only way they said i could edit the "head" was to detach it from the template, or maybe that was so i could remove the jquery reference. one or the other, not sure. i'm working on a solution though. i'm going to create a page outside of the template and insert the lightbox there, then once that page is ready i can include it in the body region of my template by creating a <div> and then inserting my new page with the lightbox into an iframe. i think this will solve both problems at once.
Replied 20 Feb 2014 15:28:01
20 Feb 2014 15:28:01 Teodor Kuduschiev replied:
Just open your DWT file and add the region there... This editable region named "head" is added by deault when you create you DWT file with Dreamweaver.

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