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A lightweight jQuery magnifying glass zoom plugin.

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jQuery Magnify

Magnify is a simple, lightweight jQuery plugin that adds a magnifying glass style zoom functionality to images. It is a useful feature to have for product images on ecommerce websites, or if you just want people to be able to zoom into an image without spawning additional overlays or popup windows that may cover your content. Magnify is based on this tutorial.

If you don't use jQuery, then you can use TrySound's vanilla JS version.

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See a demo with mobile plugin »

See a demo inside an accordion »

See a demo with background image »

See a demo with CSS animation »

See a demo with an image map »

Getting Started

Step 1: Link the required files

You have complete control over the style and size of the lens by modifying

. Magnify has support for touch devices, but for a better zoom experience you can load the optional mobile plugin by uncommenting the last line above. It is recommended to load the JavaScript files at the bottom just before the closing

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