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    How to create a modal window (lightbox) in Wordpress?

    Asked by kauseway on March 19, 2015 at 03:48 PM

    Is there a way to create a modal window?


    so if you have a text field where you have hyperlink text. When someone clicks on it can you make it where it opens a pop up or modal window like this:




    either with jotform. Or using a 3rd part wordpress plugin??

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    modal window creating JotForm text field create
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    JotForm Support Manager

    Answered by Jeanette on March 19, 2015 at 07:28 PM

    We do have a wordpress widget that assists with embedding forms to wordpress:


    Then you can embed its lightbox version:


    Here is a test using our Feedback Plugin, which is very similar in the function




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    JotForm Support Manager

    Answered by Jeanette on March 19, 2015 at 07:31 PM

    If you are interested in the JotForm Feedback button, here is the link


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    Answered by kauseway on March 19, 2015 at 09:25 PM

    So I dont want my form to be in the lightbox. I want a clickable text that is IN the form to open a lightbox with more detail.

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    JotForm Support Manager

    Answered by Jeanette on March 20, 2015 at 12:00 AM

    If you want a modal window on a form, then you must download it's source code, then 3rd party  plugin that handles the full source code along with the modal window might do the trick.