How to Disable Image Lightbox in Blogger

Having a high functioning image lightbox is indeed showing one of the positive sides of Blogger. Recently, one of our users asked us that how to disable image lightbox in Blogger which is enabled by default on each and every blog that is hosted on blogger. The reason why people most oftenly prefer to disable lightbox is because they don't want to stop users from the flow of reading a certain article. When a person clicks an image, it automatically opens up in a lightbox that might disturb their flow of reading. In this article, we will show you How to Disable Image Lightbox in Blogger.

The very first thing you need to do is to login into your Blogger Account, and from the list of your blogs select the one which you would like to disable the image lightbox. Go to Settings ›› Posts and comments ›› Showcase images with Lightbox and from the drop down change "Yes" to "No" (shown in the screenshot below.
Congratulations: Once everything is done save the template and that's all. You have successfully disable image lightbox from blogger. Now go and check your site to see, if the lightbox is working or not. If your template is built by standard developers, then this should be working pretty well.

We hope this quick tip may have helped you in learning how to disable image lightbox in blogger. Do let us know what are your thoughts about using lighbox in your site. Here at MyBloggerLab, we are not using lightbox and we have also remove hyperlinks from the images to avoid users to click on the images. Share your thoughts, in the comment below.

The Editorial Team of MyBloggerLab consists of a group of Professional Blogger geeks Led by Syed Faizan Ali (Founder of MyBloggerLab).

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December 25, 2013 at 9:55 AM

The best thing about you is, you write a small thing like a big content. Could you write a article on how you do it?


May 21, 2016 at 6:40 AM

Please how can I disable images in my homepage and post pages in blogger so get faster loading time for my pages. Hope to get your responses soon.

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May 21, 2016 at 8:09 AM

Can you please provide me your Blog URL?

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