WordPress jQuery Masonry Image Gallery with Lightbox

I have a private photo blog for my family, and I tried to add a jQuery Masonry layout to it today. Unfortunately, the Masonry scripts broke my lightbox scripts – rats!

After trying a bunch of plugin combinations, I found that the only way I could get things working properly was by using the Jetpack plugin and activating the “Carousel” and “Tiled Galleries” modules.

Here’s the result:

masonry

It’s not an ideal solution, because the “Carousel” functionality isn’t as clean as a nice lightbox…but whatchagonnado?

Know of a better way to pull this off?

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