Your specific requirements and ease of customization on the modal popup boxes you want limits the selection a little bit.
Examples Of Modal Popup Boxes
- jQuery UI Dialog
It is a section of the jQuery UI which is full bundle of plugins and effects based on jQuery. It is easy to customize and flexible making it suitable for implementation in any project without limitations.
The dialog box can be implemented in five distinct forms; modal form, modal confirmation, modal message, modal dialog and basic dialog.
The dialog box is a floating window which consists of a content area and title bar. The window can be closed, resized or moved using the x icon as default. If the length of the content surpasses the required height, a scroll bar automatically appears. The slightly transparent modal overlay layer and bottom button bar options may be included.
To learn more about jQuery UI Dialog, click the link http://jqueryui.com/demos/dialog/
It is a jQuery plugin and can easily be customized. It is capable of defining numerous callbacks at various time within the process to enable you edit and change the settings, data or any other item. The dialog box also has an efficient error minimization and call_blank function which targets iframes.
The vital jQuery functions such as fadeTo and animate help in redefining animations from A to Z. the filters also allow defining totally different possibilities for the plugin on their ways of operation.
Follow http://nyromodal.nyrodev.com to learn more.
- Fancy box
It is a part of jQuery plugin with good resizing and easing effects. The dialog box can combine images in the gallery and excellent ease out back effect when the modal window is closed.
The plugin is downloaded, unzipped and then files copied in the initial steps of using fancy box. The style sheet and fancy box script should be included in the documentation. The js files and CSS should be on the server and the paths in the link tag and script adjusted. The jQuery library should also be loaded.
More information is available at http://fancyapps.com/fancybox/
It has revolutionized the image previews and image galleries because of numerous copies and imitations.It is suitable for basic html projects where the customer's needs are simple and the image galleries just requires some few improvements.
The lightbox.js should be included in the header. rel="lightbox" is added tom match with any link tag so as to activate the light box. In customization, the CSS can be used to modify the image gallery. The location of a loading graphic can also be shown at the top of lightbox.js.
Find more on http://lokeshdhakar.com/projects/lightbox/
It is a jQuery plugin that facilitates display of modal windows, dialogs and display notices in a web browser. It is tiny, flexible and creates a strong foundation for universal purpose frame work of windows. The dialog box is easy to customize and can be used in iFrame box, confirm box, modal box, notice, dialog or display of inline divs on modal windows.
The image caching is used to add windows, frames or pop up dialogs while parameters enable easy manipulation of the jqModal to suit your desires.
The source is at http://dev.iceburg.net/jquery/jqModal/