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I am trying to get my images to open in a lightbox and show a caption ONLY in the lightbox, not on the page itself. I don't want this on every single page (or more specifically, I want it on every page but one)

I don't want the captions to show up as an overlay, the need to be under the image.

The way my client would like this site to be set up, I think I need to add each image separately rather than in a gallery.

Help? Or maybe there's an alternate way to handle this?

Chatgpt gave me this code. It does't work. 

//*Captions in lightbox only*//

/* Hide the image caption by default on the specific page */
body#collection-647a289a33be0f429a2b0700 .sqs-lightbox-meta {
    display: none;

/* Show the image caption when the image is opened in a lightbox on the specific page */
body#collection-647a289a33be0f429a2b0700 .sqs-lightbox-slide .sqs-lightbox-meta {
    display: block;

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body#collection-647a289a33be0f429a2b0700 {
.yui3-lightbox2 .sqs-lightbox-meta {
    opacity: 1 !important;
    background-color: transparent !important;
div.sqs-lightbox-padder img {
    top: -50px !important;


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  • 5 months later...
On 6/4/2023 at 6:04 AM, cherylr said:

Thanks for your reply!

And oops sorry - here's the link: https://www.wolheimstyle.com/gallery-3-1

@cherylr just a reminder, you can enable this feature on your Lightbox Studio instance, check the video

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