I’ve been using this plug to create landing and squeeze pages because it works the best. It’s clean and it always works as apposed to other devoted pop-up plugins that always have something lacking or buggy.
But ran into the problem on some pages where Lightbox Plus Colorbox (LBP) just wouldn’t work.
After hours of troubleshooting, a last ditch test revealed the issue…
Since I have a JQuery library for handling landing pages for leaving, clicking, scrolling, etc.. Since I use LBP for pop-up forms for lead generation, I didn’t have a link to show the LBP pop-up on the page – just the jQuery triggers. As a final test I put a link to show the pop-up and everything magically works!
So the moral to the story, if LightBox Plus isn’t working with your custom jQuery, you need add a link reference on the page so it will attach the event handlers. Just a small hidden link like this somewhere on the page:
<a class="lbp-inline-link-1" href="#">.</a>
That was easy!
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