[SOLVED][Drupal Colorbox] How to disable Colorbox for mobile browsers?

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Many Drupal users have wanted to know how to disable Colorbox for mobile browsers. If you are looking for a way to disable Colorbox for mobile devices for your Drupal site then read on to find out the method to do that.

Here is how to do it.

  • You can disable Colobox via Javascript using the Colorbox off switch
  • You can use the following jQuery as a template to disable Colorbox for a specific condition
    if (window.matchMedia) {
            // Establishing media check
    			width700Check = window.matchMedia("(max-width: 700px)");
    			if (width700Check.matches){
  • You can replace the conditions with practically anything like browser width, HD capabilities or day of the week.
  • The Colorbox link will revert back to an ordinary link and will link to the full sized image
  • Hope that helps.

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