Featherlight is a very lightweight jQuery lightbox plugin. It’s simple yet flexible and easy to use. Featherlight has minimal css and uses no inline styles, everything is name-spaced, it’s completely customizable via config object and offers image, ajax and iframe support out of the box. Featherlights small footprint weights about 4kB – in total.

Many lightbox plugins try to handle everything for you. Even the ones called «simple» or «lightweight». Featherlight is different. It’s for the pro who knows what he’s doing and just needs a barebones plugin. Thanks to very low specific css selectors and little code, it’s easy to customize and to understand.