Envira Gallery Documentation

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Remove Image Links on Mobile Devices

Would you like to stop your gallery images opening in the lightbox on mobile devices? You can easily disable the mobile lightbox for your galleries and albums with Envira Gallery. It’s as easy as the click of a button, and we’ll show you how to do this.


First, you’ll need to edit the gallery and click on the Mobile tab.

Next, just uncheck the Enable Lightbox? under the Mobile Lightbox Settings and click Update on the gallery to save the changes.

Turn off the lightbox for mobile devices

This means that Envira will ignore any links in the URL field of the gallery images.

And that’s it! You’ve now disabled the lightbox for your gallery on mobile devices. Would you like to display your captions under your gallery images? Check out our tutorial on how to Display Image Captions Below Thumbnails.

A: When the lightbox is disabled for the gallery on the Mobile tab, all links will be ignored. This includes external links as well.

If you want to keep your external links clickable on mobile devices, just edit the gallery and check the Enable Lightbox? checkbox from the Mobile tab.