jqVideoBox is jquery lightbox for videos from Youtube, Metacafe, Google Video, Dailymotion, Blip, Revver, Veoh, Vimeo and more
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jqVideoBox - is jquery lightbox for videos from Youtube, Metacafe, Google Video, Dailymotion, Revver, Veoh, Vimeo, Smotri, Vkontakte, Rutube, Mail.ru, Qip.ru and custom flash.

jqVideoBox is released under the MIT License http://www.opensource.org/licenses/mit-license.php

Main idea and concept mootools plugin videbox (http://videobox-lb.sourceforge.net/)


Jquery version required: 1.6.x - 1.8.0

SWFObject version required: v2.x


To activate jqVideoBox:



  • width - Width of the lightbox
  • height - Height of the lightbox
  • animateCaption - Enable/Disable caption animation
  • defaultOverLayFade - Default overlay fade value
  • flvplayer - Path to default flash player
  • getimage - Get image from service
  • navigation - Activate navigation
  • thumblin - fetch thumbnails from thumbl.in service (getimage need to be active, activated by default)
  • thumb_width - width of thumbnail file (default 100px)
  • thumb_height - height of thumbnail file (default 100px)
  • play_icon - display play icon (false by default) - experemental


  • 1.5.4 added width & height for thumbnails + play icon

  • 1.5.3 added support for youtube html5 code added missing commas

  • 1.5.2 added support for gametrailers.com, myvideo.de, collegehumor.com, sevenload.com

  • 1.5.1 added support for smotri.com, vkontakte.ru(hash needed), rutube.ru, video.mail.ru, video.qip.ru thumbl.in support added, fetching thumbnails from thumbl.in

  • 1.5 added support for dailymotion.com, blip.tv, revver.com, veoh.com, vimeo.com added paging in specific group some minor fixes swfobject 2.x support added

  • 1.00 ported from mootools plugin videbox (http://videobox-lb.sourceforge.net/) to jquery