WordPress ThickBox – Prevent the visitor to close the modal box

For one of the WordPress plugins, that Morning Train is developing, we had to remove the users opportunity to close the modal box.

Some research, for a simple solution, lead to this post: http://stackoverflow.com/questions/2452974/how-to-make-it-as-non-closable-thickbox-when-it-is-clicked-outside

The solution is simple. Just add modal=true to the link:

<a href="#TB_inline?width=600&height=550&inlineId=my-content-id&modal=true" class="thickbox">View my inline content!</a>

The only way to close the ThickBox is programmatically by calling the JavaScript function tb_remove().

See more about settings for the ThickBox in this post


Martin Schadegg Rasch Jensen