Devoted to images.

Image tool that won the hearts of thousands users.

  • Viewed enlarged images directly from thumbnails.
  • Over 40 adjustable options - customise it to suit your store.

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  • Joomla 3.x
  • Joomla 2.5
  • Joomla 1.7
  • Joomla 1.6
  • Joomla 1.5

Show off your images in full detail with our gorgeous lightbox extension for Joomla – Magic Thumb.

Create captivating image lightbox galleries in minutes with Magic Thumb, make them even more eye-catching with a plethora of transition effects.

Image lightbox is one of the most widely used techniques for showcasing Images on Joomla websites. It's fast, intuitive and works equally well on all devices.

If you want to showcase your products with Magic Thumb - get the VirtueMart lightbox extension here.

Configure anything in Magic Thumb, with over 40 customization options, easily controlled by its very own settings page. Magic Thumb is improving the user experience of thousands of websites – Try Magic Thumb for free.

Key features

New versions support

All versions of Joomla are supported (Joomla 3.x, Joomla 2.5, Joomla 1.7, Joomla 1.6, Joomla 1.5). We update our modules as soon as a new version of Joomla is released.

SEO friendly

Magic Thumb supports SEO Friendly URLs. Vital for website high ranking in search engines.


Magic Thumb is responsive out of the box. Essential for multi-device adaptation.

Web settings

Say goodbye to manual configuration. Customize settings instantly using Magic Thumb Settings page.

jQuery compatibility

Magic Thumb requires no jQuery, 3rd party library or framework. Magic Thumb is completely compatible.

One-off payment

Pay once and the Magic Thumb license is yours forever.

Live demos


  • Magic Thumb module for Joomla - screeenshot of module settings page


  1. Download the Magic Thumb component for Joomla content (free and fully functional demo version).
  2. Magic Thumb for Joomla Upload it via your Joomla admin panel Extensions > Extension Manager > Browse File > Click 'Upload & Install'. Component will automatically enable.
  3. To zoom an image, put a small image into your content (either by using TinyMCE image wizard or using mos_image extension). Then link it to your large image with a class of MagicThumb e.g.

    <a href="large.jpg" class="MagicThumb"><img src="small.jpg"></a>
  4. That's all!
  5. Magic Thumb for Joomla Customize Magic Thumb how you want. Go to Components > Magic Thumb for Joomla
  6. Buy Magic Thumb To upgrade your free and fully functional trial version of Magic Thumb (which removes the "Trial version" text), buy Magic Thumb and overwrite following file with the same one from your licensed version:


Video tutorial


Thanks for trying Magic Thumb on your Joomla site! What did you hope Magic Thumb could do? How can we improve it? Let us know, we're always improving our tools based on customer feedback.

  1. Delete Magic Thumb code from your content.
  2. Go to: Extensions > Plugin Manager > Disable plugin.
  3. Go to: Extensions > Extension Manager > Manage > Add tick in box next Magic Thumb for Joomla > Click 'Uninstall'.
  4. Magic Thumb is now uninstalled.

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Other Joomla components

For help, contact us and we will help you install this image lightbox module on your website. The module was designed for Joomla, the open source CMS. Note: the previous Joomla plugin for Magic Thumb has been replaced by this Joomla lightbox extension.