Smart Animated Tooltip Plugin For jQuery - autoTooltip

Smart Animated Tooltip Plugin For jQuery - autoTooltip
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autoTooltip is a lightweight, smart, animated jQuery tooltip plugin that automatically sets the placement direction according to the position of the element. Can be triggered by 'Click' and/or 'hover' events.

How to use it:

1. Include the JavaScript file autoTooltip.plugin.jQuery.min.js after jQuery library.

<script src="//code.jquery.com/jquery-3.1.1.min.js"></script>
<script src="autoTooltip.plugin.jQuery.min.js"></script>

2. Include the main style sheet style.css that will provide the basic styles and CSS3 animations for the tooltips.

<link href="style.css" rel="stylesheet">

3. Add your custom text into the tooltip using data-tooltip-text attribute:

<button class="tooltip-trigger" 
        data-tooltip-text="Tooltip text here" >
        Hover me
</button>

4. Initialize the tooltip plugin and done.

$(".tooltip-trigger").tooltip();

5. Set the placement direction of your tooltip manually.

<button class="tooltip-trigger" 
        data-tooltip-text="Tooltip text here" 
        data-tooltip-position="bottom">
        Hover me
</button>

6. If you want to trigger the tooltip by 'Click' event instead.

$(".tooltip-trigger").tooltip({
  event: 'click'
});

7. Change the default animation.

$(".tooltip-trigger").tooltip({

  // "scale", "fade", "slide"
  animation: 'scale'
  
});

8. Set the space between trigger element and your tooltip.

$(".tooltip-trigger").tooltip({

  space: 20

});

9. Override the default tooltip styles.

.tooltip {
  background: rgba(80,80,80,.9); 
  color: #fff; 
  z-index: 999999;
  position: absolute; 
  padding: 8px; 
  max-width: 250px; 
  border-radius: 2px;
}

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