10 Best Custom Popover Plugins In jQuery (2022 Update)

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What is Popover?

Popover is a UI component that displays informational or explanatory text in a tooltip-style popup box next to the desired DOM element when clicked.

And What's the difference between Popover And Tooltip?

Popovers are also known as advanced tooltips, which allow you to place more and longer contextual content with titles in the popup boxes.

When should I use Popover?

If the context is short, please use tooltips. If not, use Popovers instead to improve the user experience.

The Best Popover Plugin?

In this post, you will find the 10 best Popover plugins (sorted by clicks and downloads) to enhance and improve the tooltip experience on the web applications. Enjoy.

Originally Published Nov 16 2019, updated Mar 08 2022

1. jQuery Based Bootstrap Popover Enhancement Plugin - Bootstrap Popover X

A simple, lightweight jQuery plugin that enhance the default Bootstrap popover component with some additional and useful features.

jQuery Based Bootstrap Popover Enhancement Plugin - Bootstrap Popover X

[Demo] [Download]


2. Google Inspired Popover Menu In Pure CSS

A modern CSS only popover navigation menu as you seen on Google.com.

Google Inspired Popover Menu In Pure CSS

[Demo] [Download]


3. jQuery & Html5 Based Popover Plugin - ggpopover

ggpopover is a jQuery popover plugin for displaying tooltip-like informative messages in a popup box when you click on an element.

jQuery & Html5 Based Popover Plugin - ggpopover

[Demo] [Download]


4. Easy Customizable jQuery Popover Plugin - Popover.js

A lightweight yet fully configurable jQuery popover plugin which allows to append a tooltip-like popup box to any DOM elements when a specific event is triggered.

Easy Customizable jQuery Popover Plugin - Popover.js

[Demo] [Download]


5. Minimal Clean Popover Plugin In jQuery - Popover.js

A minimal, clean, smart, customizable popover plugin that attaches a tooltip-like popup containing title & content to any DOM element on hover/click/focus.

Minimal Clean Popover Plugin In jQuery - Popover.js

[Demo] [Download]


6. Bootstrap-style Popover Plugin For jQuery - hunterPopup

hunterPopup is a jQuery plugin used to create tooltip-style popup boxes with customizable contents, titles and sizes, which will appear next to any DOM elements when clicked.

Bootstrap-style Popover Plugin For jQuery - hunterPopup

[Demo] [Download]


7. Create Popovers Around Elements – Popover.js

A tiny yet fully configurable popover JavaScript library for creating tooltip- and popover-style popups around any DOM element you specify.

Create Popovers Around Elements – Popover.js

[Demo] [Download]


8. Clean Popover With Smart Position - jQuery gpopover

gpopover is a small clean jQuery popover plugin that has the ability to check and reposition the popover elements if they're out of the viewport.

Clean Popover With Smart Position - jQuery gpopover

[Demo] [Download]


9. CSS Only Accessible Tooltip & Popover – pop-pop.css

A simple, accessible, flexible, customizable CSS tooltip & popover library for the modern web & mobile design.

CSS Only Accessible Tooltip & Popover – pop-pop.css

[Demo] [Download]


10. Simple Customizable Tooltip & Popover Plugin - Flyout

Flyout is a simple yet customizable jQuery plugin that helps you create popover- or tooltip-like floating popups attaching to any DOM elements.

Simple Customizable Tooltip & Popover Plugin - Flyout

[Demo] [Download]


Conclusion:

Seeking more jQuery plugins to create awesome Popovers on the web & mobile? See jQuery Popover section for more details.

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