Flip Box and Caption with Hover Effects. Gridbox 2.5.2 Released!

Plugin Flipbox Released

Are you ready for a new update? We are happy to inform you that a new 2.5.2 version of Gridbox is available today. Joomla website builder Gridbox 2.5.2 comes with a brand new plugin Flip Box, ability to add a caption for plugins Image, Simple Gallery and more!

Flip Box and Caption with Hover Effects. Gridbox 2.5.2 Released!

Introducing Flipbox Plugin

The Gridbox plugin Flip Box is one of the most awaited plugins. Gridbox Plugin Flip Box is truly innovative and unique! A wide range of options allows you to create awesome flip boxes.

Nested Plugins and Rows

A unique feature of the Gridbox plugin Flip Box is that you are not limited by specific fields, you are free to add any Gridbox plugin or 3rd party Joomla module, and even more, you can add nested rows with columns!

The ability to add plugins opens up great opportunities for you!

Flip Box nested plugins and rows - Joomla website builder Gridbox

Layout and Styles

Flip Box layout and styles - Joomla website builder Gridbox

Shadows, borders, video and image backgrounds, gradients, a different types of overlays, all these are available for you! Flip Box sides come with the same settings as a standard Gridbox column.

Flip Effects

Flip Box flip effects - Joomla website builder Gridbox

Gridbox plugin Flip Box comes with a classic flip effects: Flip to Top, to Right, to Left, to Bottom.

Visual 3D Effect

In addition to Flip Effects, you can enable the visual 3D effect.

Flip Box visual 3D effect - Joomla website builder Gridbox

As you can see Flip Box with 3D effect looks attractive and interesting. Impress your visitors.

Caption with Hover Effects

In order to make images and galleries more attractive, we decided to add captions with hover effects to Gridbox plugins Image and Simple Gallery.

Caption with hover effects - Joomla website builder Gridbox

By opening the Gallery and Image plugin settings, you’ll see a new group of options "Caption".

Caption settings - Joomla website builder Gridbox

As you can see, you can set overlay type - color or gradient, animation duration and 7 beautiful animation effects are available for you.

In order to add a caption for the picture, you need to click on the icon “Edit” and in the opened modal window enter Title and Description.

The style of title and description can be changed in the Design settings tab.

Caption title and description - Joomla website builder Gridbox

Overlay Section Triggers

As you know, the Gridbox plugin “Overlay Section” can be opened by clicking on the button. But, very often on our support forum, customers ask: “How to open the overlay section by click on the image?”

So we decided to add a new feature to the plugin “Overlay Section” - Trigger.

Overlay section triggers - Joomla website builder Gridbox

By selecting “Image” as a trigger for the plugin “Overlay Section” you’ll be able to open an overlay section by click on the picture.

Overlay section - Joomla website builder Gridbox

The image trigger comes with the same options as a Gridbox plugin "Image", and a caption with hover effects it's not an exception!


Week-by-week we improving Gridbox by adding new features and plugins. Today we have launched a long-awaited plugin Flip Box. The ability to add nested rows and plugins makes Flip Box a unique and killer solution. The plugin Flip Box is ready to implement your awesome ideas and impress your visitors, enjoy!

We continue working with new features for the Joomla Website Builder Gridbox! Awesome things are coming!


2.5.2 — 01.08.2018

  • The new plugin "Flip Box"
  • Caption and hover effects for plugins: Image, Simple Gallery and Overlay Section
  • Image as a trigger for the plugin "Overlay Section"
  • Animation delay for the plugin “Slideshow”
  • Issues with a plugin “Headline”
  • Issues with uploading custom icons

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