Easy Animated Tooltip Plugin with jQuery and CSS3 Transforms

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Easy Animated Tooltip Plugin with jQuery and CSS3 Transforms

A super simple jQuery plugin that create an animated tooltip from title attribute using fancy CSS3 animations.

Built-in animations:

  • Bounce: bounceInDown, bounceInUp, bounceInLeft, bounceInRight
  • Fade: fadeInDown, fadeInUp, fadeInLeft, fadeInRight

How to use it:

1. Make sure to load the latest version of jQuery javascript library in your web page.

<script src="//ajax.googleapis.com/ajax/libs/jquery/1.11.1/jquery.min.js"></script>

2. Load the jQuery tooltips plugin's Javascript and CSS files in the page.

<link rel="stylesheet" href="css/tooltips.css">
<script src="js/tooltip.min.js"></script>

3. The plugin will auto load data from title attribute and append an animated tooltip to an Html element with the CSS class of 'hasTooltip'.

<a href="#" class="hasTooltip" title="This is my tooltip">Demo</a>

4. Initialize the tooltip plugin with default options.

$(document).ready(function() {

5. Options and defaults.

var elmentSelector    = '.hasTooltip',
    elementDataSelector   = 'tooltip-selector',
    tooltipDirection      = 'left',
    tooltipAnimation      = 'fadeIn',
    tooltipClass          = 'tooltip',
    tooltipSpacing= 20,
    tooltipElement        = '<div>';

Change log:


  • fixed resizing issues

This awesome jQuery plugin is developed by JosephSmith127. For more Advanced Usages, please check the demo page or visit the official website.