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    embed lightbox with an autostart-function

    Asked by guest_23235901010033 on November 19, 2012 at 08:37 PM



    to be honest, I´ve no skills in programming webcode. I´m using Sitegrinder 3, a Photoshp plugin which generates sites out of Photoshop. I can embed the lightbox-code in Photoshop and it still works after deploying it, but I want it to start automatically, when I click on a graphical button. At the moment a link appears after clicking the graphical button-and I have to click again on the link to open the lightbox. Can u send me a modified lightbox-script which opens the lightbox when clicking the graphical button?


    Yours, Matthias

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    JotForm Support

    Answered by idarktech on November 19, 2012 at 09:18 PM

    Hi Matthias,

    May we know the website URL where you've embedded your lightbox form so we can further check what causes the form not to open on initial click? It must be a problem with the codes. Take note that lightbox form should open when its link is clicked once.

    We'll await your reply. Thanks!

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    Answered by matthiasschwarz on November 19, 2012 at 09:32 PM

    It does so in the "test-mode" in my browser! I´m building my homepage at the moment, it`s not published yet.

    But my problem is-I only want to click the graphical button on my "contact"-page to enter the form. but I need to open a second page with the jotform-script(its done by copy the java code(the lightbox-code) to a text layer with a so called hint(in this case "-embed"). It´s a workaround for this plugin "sitegrinder".

    And I want the second page starting the java-script of the jotform-lightbox automatically. Is it now more clear? Sorry, I´m not a native speaker...

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    Answered by matthiasschwarz on November 19, 2012 at 09:41 PM

    This is the screenshot of the graphical button which shall open the form. I cannot link the Java code to the button. I can only link to another page(with the script)


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    Answered by idarktech on November 19, 2012 at 09:53 PM


    I am not quite familliar with Sitegrinder but in order to link the lightbox to your existing contact us button, you only need to append the lightbox class e.g. lightbox-xxxxxxxxxxx on your existing contact us class.


    <script src="//max.jotfor.ms/min/g=feedback2" type="text/javascript">

    new JotformFeedback({



    windowTitle:'Contact Us,








    <a class="lightbox-23223212299953" style="cursor:pointer;color:blue;text-decoration:underline;">Contact Us</a>

    Let us know if you have further questions. Thanks!