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 Feb 24 2023
Floating UI is a blazing-fast, feature-rich positioning library for positioning any type of “floating” elements (like tooltips, popovers, dropdowns) to a given reference element.
The complete tooltip, popover, dropdown, and menu solution for the web.
A powerful yet easy jQuery plugin used to extend the Bootstrap popover component with advanced features
A mobile-friendly jQuery social share plugin for displaying a floating popover that allows to share highlighted/selected text on Twitter, LinkedIn or via Email.
A simple, lightweight jQuery plugin that enhance the default Bootstrap popover component with some additional and useful features.
An alternative to the Popper.js that provides a simple way to manage the position of an element (e.g. popup, tooltip, popover, dropdown, etc) relative to other elements.
A very small jQuery plugin to show CSS3 animated popover messages on any DOM elements when clicked on or hovered over.
ggpopover is a jQuery popover plugin for displaying tooltip-like informative messages in a popup box when you click on an element.
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.
Seeking more jQuery plugins to create awesome Popovers on the web & mobile? See jQuery Popover section for more details.