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Edit ReactTooltip

Documentation for V4 - Github Page.

Documentation for V5 - ReactTooltip.

Bundle size comparison V4 -> V5

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npm install react-tooltip


yarn add react-tooltip


⚠️ If you were already using react-tooltip<=5.7.5, you'll be getting some deprecation warnings regarding the anchorId prop and some other features. In versions >=5.8.0, we've introduced the data-tooltip-id attribute, and the anchorSelect prop, which are our recommended methods of using the tooltip moving forward. Check the docs for more details.

Using NPM package

1 . Import the CSS file to set default styling.

⚠️ You must import the CSS file or the tooltip won't show!

import 'react-tooltip/dist/react-tooltip.css'

This needs to be done only once. We suggest you do it on your src/index.js or equivalent file.

2 . Import react-tooltip after installation.

import { Tooltip } from 'react-tooltip'

or if you want to still use the name ReactTooltip as V4:

import { Tooltip as ReactTooltip } from 'react-tooltip'

3 . Add data-tooltip-id="<tooltip id>" and data-tooltip-content="<your placeholder>" to your element.

data-tooltip-id is the equivalent of V4's data-for.

<a data-tooltip-id="my-tooltip" data-tooltip-content="Hello world!">

4 . Include the <Tooltip /> element.

Don't forget to set the id, it won't work without it!

<Tooltip id="my-tooltip" />

Using multiple anchor elements

You can also set the anchorSelect tooltip prop to use the tooltip with multiple anchor elements without having to set data-tooltip-id on each of them. anchorSelect must be a valid CSS selector.

<a className="my-anchor-element" data-tooltip-content="Hello world!">
<a className="my-anchor-element" data-tooltip-content="Hello to you too!">
<Tooltip anchorSelect=".my-anchor-element" />

Check the V5 docs for more complex use cases.


You can import node_modules/react-tooltip/dist/react-tooltip.[mode].js into your page. Please make sure that you have already imported react and react-dom into your page.

mode: esm cjs umd

Don't forget to import the CSS file from node_modules/react-tooltip/dist/react-tooltip.css to set default styling. This needs to be done only once in your application.

PS: all the files have a minified version and a non-minified version.



For all available options, please check React Tooltip Options

Security note

The html option allows a tooltip to directly display raw HTML. This is a security risk if any of that content is supplied by the user. Any user-supplied content must be sanitized, using a package like sanitize-html. We chose not to include sanitization after discovering it increased our package size too much - we don't want to penalize people who don't use the html option.

JSX note

You can use renderToStaticMarkup() function to use JSX instead of HTML. Example:

import ReactDOMServer from 'react-dom/server';
  data-tooltip-html={ReactDOMServer.renderToStaticMarkup(<div>I am <b>JSX</b> content</div>)}


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danielbarion Maintainer - Creator of React Tooltip >= V5.

gabrieljablonski Maintainer.

aronhelser (inactive).

alexgurr (inactive).

pdeszynski (inactive).

roggervalf (inactive).

huumanoid (inactive)

wwayne (inactive) - Creator of the original React Tooltip (V1.x ~ V4.x.)

We would gladly accept a new maintainer to help out!


We welcome your contribution! Fork the repo, make some changes, submit a pull-request! Our contributing doc has some details.