jQuery Based Bootstrap Popover Enhancement Plugin - Bootstrap Popover X

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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.

Key Features:

  • Modal style popovers.
  • Smart auto position.
  • Supports more placements.
  • Supports Bootstrap contextual color styles: default, primary, info, success, danger, and warning.
  • Close button.
  • Custom trigger events: hover, click and focus.
  • Compatible with Bootstrap 3/4/5.

See also:

How to use it:

1. To use this plugin, makes sure you have jQuery library and Bootstrap framework installed in your web project.

<link href="/path/to/bootstrap.min.css" rel="stylesheet">
<script src="/path/to/jquery.min.js"></script>
<script src="/path/to/bootstrap.min.js"></script>

2. Include the Bootstrap Popover X plugin's JavaScript and files in the page.

<link href="bootstrap-popover-x.css" rel="stylesheet">
<script src="bootstrap-popover-x.js"></script>

3. Create the Bootstrap Popover X content as follow:

<div id="myPopover" class="popover popover-default">
  <div class="arrow"></div>
  <h3 class="popover-title">
    <span class="close pull-right" data-dismiss="popover-x">&times;</span>
    Title here
  <div class="popover-content">
    Popover content goes here
  <div class="popover-footer">
    Footer here

4. Create a trigger button to toggle the popover.

<button data-toggle="popover-x" 
        Click me

5. Override the default styles of the popover. Accepted CSS classes:

  • popover-default
  • popover-primary
  • popover-info
  • popover-success
  • popover-danger
  • popover-warning
<div id="myPopover" class="popover popover-danger">

6. Specify where to position the popover using data-placement attribute. Accepted position classes:

  • right
  • left
  • top
  • bottom
  • top top-left
  • top top-right
  • bottom bottom-left
  • bottom bottom-right
  • left left-top
  • left left-bottom
  • right right-top
  • right right-bottom
  • auto
  • auto-top
  • auto-right
  • auto-bottom
  • auto-left
  • horizontal
  • vertical
<button data-toggle="popover-x" 
        Click me

7. By default the popover will be opened by click on the trigger button. You're able to change the default trigger event in the data-trigger attribute as follows:

<button data-toggle="popover-x" 
        data-trigger="hover focus">
        Click me

8. You're also allowed to initialize the plugin via custom JS.

  target: '#myCustomDialog',
  placement: 'auto'


v1.5.1 (2021-09-24)

  • Correct android keyboard disappearing issue in popover-x embedded inputs

v1.5.0 (2021-09-20)

  • Simplify NPM module handling.

v1.4.9 (2021-09-11)

  • Enhance popover-x to be initialized effectively via custom JS. Popover-x can be initialized separately via custom javascript using the popoverButton plugin.
  • Enhancements to popover-x to work effectively with bootstrap modals.
  • Enhance plugin to work better with NPM module.

v1.4.8 (2020-01-29)

  • Correct arrow CSS styles
  • Enhancements to support Bootstrap v5.x.
  • Correct jQuery load.

v1.4.7 (2018-09-14)

  • Enhance bootstrap 4 arrow positioning via CSS class is-bs4 on popover container.
  • New dialogCss property to allow setting dialog CSS style attributes before load.

v1.4.5 (2017-09-08)

  • Enhancements to support Bootstrap v4.x framework

v1.4.4 (2017-09-07)

  • Code enhancements for jQuery 3.x

v1.4.3 (2017-01-09)

  • Correct popover marker div rendering
  • More correct styles for popover-x positioning behind BS navbar

This awesome jQuery plugin is developed by kartik-v. For more Advanced Usages, please check the demo page or visit the official website.