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Image tooltip (5 posts)

  1. erzor
    Member
    Posted 2 years ago #

    I'm trying to find a way to show a box with text on mouse over image. I only need this on a few thumbnail in my sidebar.

    Does anyone know a plugin that would do that / or any other way?

    Thanks a lot.

  2. That's commonly done with the title tag. When you insert an image using WordPress you'll get a field called Title. Put your "tooltip" text there and it'll show up when you mouse over it.

    If you're hard-coding your sidebar or entering the code via a text widget, the code is something like:

    <img src="path/to/yourfile.jpg" title="This is the text I want to display as a tooltip" height="50" width="50" alt="your alt text" />

  3. erzor
    Member
    Posted 2 years ago #

    I know that, but I want something more visible - based on jquery or similar, you know what I mean?

  4. Well unless you tell us what you don't want, I can't read your mind. ;-)

    I plugged jQuery tooltip into the plug-in repository and quite a few options came up - why not try a few and see which one you like:

    http://wordpress.org/extend/plugins/search.php?q=jquery+tooltip&sort=

  5. zab
    Member
    Posted 2 years ago #

    Hey, am looking for something kinda similar. I have made a .png of an info text box and I want to have that box appear when I mouse over an image I have inserted in a page. Can you direct me to documentation on that? Thank you very much.

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