New Feature for Odoo Websites - Lightbox Media Pop Up

When used correctly, a Lightbox popup can be one of the most effective marketing tools on your website. It can help you capture leads, increase conversion rates, and boost sales.

However, if not chosen with caution and attention, it will disrupt the user experience and have an impact on your profit margins.

In this blog post, we will discuss how to use a Lightbox Image feature on your Odoo website.

What is a Lightbox?


In web design, a Lightbox popup is a window overlay that appears on top of a webpage, blocking some of the content on the page.

When a popup appears, the background is often dimmed and disabled, meaning that site visitors cannot interact with other content on the website. This draws attention to the Lightbox itself.

Lightboxes are frequently used to collect email addresses from potential consumers, which is an important step in your email marketing efforts. This may be accomplished in a variety of ways, such as asking readers to subscribe to your blog in order to get updates and newsletters, or to obtain a discount on your items.

Furthermore, Lightboxes may be utilised to highlight any significant messaging, such as specials, promotions, or events that you are organising. They may also be used to ensure that site visitors do not miss an image or video you wish to share with them.

How to Use the Lightbox Media feature on Your Odoo Website


Now that we have discussed what a Lightbox popup is and some of the ways it may be used, let’s look at how to use one on your Odoo website.

Lightbox media feature represents an enlarged format of an image that can be viewed without needing to download the image.

The Lightbox Images feature, developed by Simplify-ERP, allows you to click on any uploaded image/thumbnail in the web pages or blogs and show it in a Lightbox.

 

To use the Lightbox Media navigate to your Odoo website or blog post. Click the Edit button and open the Edit mode.

 

The Edit mode will open the Website editor showing different customization Blocks. In the block section, you can see the Lighbox Text-picture or Picture-Text block.

 

Next, drag and drop the text-picture customization block from the website editor.

 

and put it on the website where you want to put the Lightbox block.

 

Now, you need to Select an Image from the webpage Media library.

 

 

 When you're ready to save this Lightbox customization click on the SAVE button.

 

To see the new Lightbox image view, just Click on the image.

 

 This is how the image will appear after the implementation of the Lightbox image feature.

 

To Exit the Lightbox view of the image and close the overlaid view of the image, Click on the X button.

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New Feature for Odoo Websites - Lightbox Media Pop Up
Irena Milovanovic 25 February, 2022
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