how to create a light box inside a php Script?

Hi All

i Have Calendar which shows event from the database.
i would like to create lightbox to show the event dicsription while clicked on the event description

if any  one know the steps to create lightbox?
vishnu kalakotaAsked:
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Julian HansenCommented:
There are libraries to do this but it is actually quite simple to do. Here is some sample code
<!doctype html>
<style type="text/css">
.overlay {
  background: rgba(0,0,0,.8);
  top: 0;
  left: 0;
  width: 100%;
  position: absolute;
.lightBoxContent {
  position: absolute;
  left: -900px;
  top: 0;
  background: white;
  padding: 20px;
  border: 2px solid gray;
  position: absolute;
  top: -10px;
  right: -10px;
  display: block;
  width: 24px;
  height: 24px;
  background: #fff url( no-repeat 0 0 / 24px 24px;
  border-radius: 24px 24px;
.lightBoxContent, .lightBoxClose {
  box-shadow: 5px 5px 5px rgba(0,0,0,.6);
.lightBoxClose:hover {
  cursor: pointer;
<!-- The handle to open the lightBox - with the href pointing to the container that houses the information -->
<a href="test"class="lightboxOpen">Click me</a>

<!-- The content box - id is set to the HREF of the <a> it is linked to -->
<div id="test" class="description lightBoxContent">This is the description</div>
<script src=""></script>

<!-- Latest compiled and minified JavaScript -->
<script type="text/javascript">
$(function() {
  $('.lightboxOpen').click(function(e) {
    var content = $('#' + $(this).attr('href')).clone();
  $('body').on('click','.lightBoxClose', function(e){
function showLightBox(content)
  var overlay = $('<div/>').addClass('overlay').append(
    content.attr('id', '')
  ).css({height: $(document).height()});
  content.css({top: ($(window).height() - content.outerHeight()) >> 1, left: ($(window).width() - content.outerWidth()) >> 1});

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Julian HansenCommented:

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vishnu kalakotaAuthor Commented:
Thnak you
Julian HansenCommented:
You are welcome - good luck with your project.
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