Simple Cross-browser Tooltip Plugin with jQuery - lightTips

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Simple Cross-browser Tooltip Plugin with jQuery - lightTips

lightTips is a jQuery / HTML5 tooltip plugin for appending customizable, nice-looking tooltips to any elements that support both images and plain text.

More features:

  • Custom animation speed.
  • Custom background color and opacity.
  • Custom trigger events: click or hover.

How to use it:

1. Load the jquery.lightTips.css for core tooltip styles.

<link rel="stylesheet" href="css/jquery.lightTips.css">

2. Load jQuery library and the jQuery lightTips plugin's script just before the closing body tag.

<script src="//"></script>
<script src="js/jquery.lightTips.js"></script>

3. Use data-light-tips-content and data-light-tips-image attributes to specify the tooltip content. You can append the tooltip to any DOM elements such as input, DIV, text, etc.

<input id="1" class="demo" type="text" 
       data-light-tips-content="This is an input hint!"

<div class="demo" 
     I am a Tooltip plugin

4. Initialize the plugin and customize the tooltip as per you need.


  // background opacity
  // 0 - 1
  opacity: 1, 

  // background color
  background: '#000', 

  // width of the tooltip
  width: null,

  // animation speed
  // 'slow', 'normal', 'fast'
  speed: 300,

  // top,bottom,left,right
  position: 'top',

  // trigger event
  trigger: 'hover', 

  // callback
  callback: function(){}

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