Make modal popups in Joomla!

  • Last updated: 10-Aug-2018
  • Version: 9.13.0
  • Type: System plugin
  • Joomla rating: 100%
Joomla rating: 100%

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Modals is a Joomla plugin extension to help you create cool modal popup, like this!

You can make modal popups for texts, articles, other internal pages, external pages, images, videos, galleries , whatever you want.

Modal popup windows are fancy popup boxes also known as lightboxes.

Full control

Modals is packed with options to control the modal popups.

  • Full control over styling (via some styling options and CSS)
  • Define dimensions
  • Create image popups quickly and easily
  • Make galleries and slideshows automatically Pro only
  • Make popups open on pageload Pro only
  • And many more...


There are several ways Modals can covert links:

  • Via the special Modal tags {modal ...}...{/modal}
  • By class names (all links with defined class names)
  • All external links Pro only
  • By target="_blank" (all links with a target. Internal and/or external) Pro only
  • By filetypes (all links to given filetypes) Pro only
  • By url (also supports regular expressions) Pro only


Modals utilizes the fabulous modal script Colorbox by Jack Moore. Kudos to him!