how can i make a lightbox pop up when my site is loaded?

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how can i make a lightbox pop up when someone loads my site, like a welcome, insruction, info thing?
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Jesse Prescott

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Parthiv

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Hi,

If you're talking about Lightbox, it's meant for images, and only when someone clicks on something. So unfortunately, you won't be able to do that.

The good news is that there are plenty of other codes that allow for pop up boxes, but beware that a most browsers block them because they generally contain advertisements.

- Parthiv
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Jesse Prescott

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Can reccomend any codes? and lightbox's
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Parthiv

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Hi,

For the pop up I suggest this and for LightBox like features I suggest LightWindow.

I hope that helps!

- Parthiv
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Richard Scott

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Jesse one thing to keep in mind, many people don’t like popup windows, also it can be annoying every time users come back so use code that only opens on first visit. Better still just have a welcome message on your home page and a separate instructions and info page.
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Parthiv

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Or have a message that is part of the page but hides the rest of the page, and only comes once due to cookies.
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Jesse Prescott

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no a lightbox not pop up windows
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Hello Jesse

Has the suggestions that Parthiv shared fit what you're wanting to do?
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Jesse Prescott

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Yea but i want it to come up on the page not a full screen like a lightbox, i want to make sure it doesnt get blocked i like lightboxes and it can be just an image
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Jesse, then I suggest you try out the lightbox that Parthiv has suggested and see what feedback you get from your visitors.
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LightWindow and the popup-like code will not get blocked.