Lightbox 2 is a very popular script based on
script.aculo.us (and in turn, based on Prototype) which provides a slick way to open links to high-resolution versions of thumbnail images in a modal window.
In this recipe, we will integrate Lightbox 2 into our page, and add an image thumbnail to which we will apply the Lightbox 2 functionality.
First, we need to obtain a copy of Lightbox 2, by visiting
http://www.huddletogether.com/projects/lightbox2/, and navigating to the download section. Download the ZIP file of the latest version, and unpack it to the
cook subdirectory of the Moodle installation used in this example, that is,
Lightbox 2 contains links to ...