Nivo Zoom is an easy to use simple jQuery plugin that lets you display larger or full size image like a lightbox. Its main feature is easily enabling you to specify position of the larger image relative to the thumbnail. Nivo Zoom is a cross browser plugin and has been tested in following browsers: Internet Explorer 7+, Firefox 3+, Google Chrome 4, and Safari 4.
Nivo Zoom is really easy to implement with very simple markup. All you need to do is wrap a thumbnail image in a link pointing to the image that you want to “zoom” in to and give this link the class “nivoZoom”. You can also add a caption to the zoomed image by adding a div with the class “nivoCaption”.
- Specify position of larger image relative to the thumbnail
- Add topLeft, topRight, bottomLeft, bottomRight, or center class to the image to specify relative position
- Optional overlay support
- Supports HTML captions
- Simple clean & valid markup
- Customizable settings
- Lightweight: Packed version only weighs 4kb
Developed by Gilbert Pellegrom; Nivo Zoom is available for download under the MIT License. You can find further information, demo & download on Nivo Zoom Website.