Working with lightboxes


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Working with lightboxes

Here we are back on the Our Designers page on the original Hansel and Petal website. And one of the things that we noticed, as we were moving our mouse around, is that these images appear to be clickable. I don't know what's on the other side, so let's find out. I get a nice, big view of Brenda's Lilac bouquet, so I can take a look at some of the others, not bad. These Irises are pretty. So one of the things that they're doing well here, at least, is that they are showing us truly larger images.

People really appreciate that. But unfortunately, one of the problems that they have here is that every time I open up one of these images. I then have to close it In order to go see the next image. So I find myself going open, close, open, close, open, close. This type of interaction is what has been nicknamed Pogo-Sticking. Because we're forcing a person to move back and forth between pages or up and down among layers in order to view additional content.

Now I know from that page th...

Working with lightboxes
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Working with lightboxes provides you with in-depth training on Web. Taught by David Hogue as part of the Applied Interaction Design

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