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  • Last Updated : 04 May, 2022

A Tooltip is used to provide interactive textual hints to the user about the element when the mouse pointer moves over. For Example, in the below image GeeksForGeeks is a button and when the user mouse moves over it, the additional information “A computer Science Portal” pops-up will display. Tooltip is quite useful for displaying the description of different elements in the webpage. 
 

tooltip

Create tooltip: The data-toggle=”tooltip” attribute is used to create a tooltip. The title attribute is used to specify the text that should be displayed inside the tooltip.
Example: 
 

HTML




<!DOCTYPE html>
<html lang="en">
<head>
    <title>Tooltip</title>
    <meta charset="utf-8">
    <meta name="viewport"
        content="width=device-width, initial-scale=1">
    <link rel="stylesheet" href=
    <script src=
    </script>
    <script src=
    </script>
    <script src=
    </script>
</head>
<body style="text-align:center;">
    <div class="container">
        <h1 style="color:green;" data-toggle="tooltip"
            title="Tooltip">
            GeeksforGeeks
        </h1>
    </div>
    <script>
        $(document).ready(function () {
            $('[data-toggle="tooltip"]').tooltip();
        });
    </script>
</body>
</html>


Output: 
 

Positioning Tooltips: The data-placement attribute is used to set the position of tooltip attribute. The tooltip element can be displayed on the top, left, right or bottom side of the element.
Example: 
 

HTML




<!DOCTYPE html>
<html lang="en">
<head>
    <title>Tooltip</title>
    <meta charset="utf-8">
    <meta name="viewport"
        content="width=device-width, initial-scale=1">
    <link rel="stylesheet" href=
    <script src=
    </script>
    <script src=
    </script>
    <script src=
    </script>
</head>
<body style="text-align:center;">
    <div class="container">
        <h1 style="color:green;">
            GeeksforGeeks
        </h1>
        <h2>Positioning Tooltip</h2>
        <button data-toggle="tooltip" data-placement="top"
            title="Top tooltip">Top
        </button>
        <button data-toggle="tooltip" data-placement="bottom"
            title="Bottom tooltip">Bottom
        </button>
        <button data-toggle="tooltip" data-placement="left"
            title="Left tooltip">Left
        </button>
        <button data-toggle="tooltip" data-placement="right"
            title="Right tooltip">Right
        </button>
    </div>
    <script>
        $(document).ready(function () {
            $('[data-toggle="tooltip"]').tooltip();
        });
    </script>
</body>
</html>


Output: 
 

Supported Browser:

  • Google Chrome
  • Internet Explorer
  • Firefox
  • Opera
  • Safari

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