An extremely tiny tooltip plugin for jQuery
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tinytooltip

tinytooltip (900 bytes minified) is an extremely tiny, easy to use tooltip plugin for jQuery

Kailash Nadh, October 2011

License: MIT License

Documentation and Demo: http://kailashnadh.name/code/tinytooltip

Example

HTML - Setup

<head>
	<script type="text/javascript" src="lib/jquery.min.js"></script>

	<link rel="stylesheet" type="text/css" href="src/jquery.tinytooltip.css"/>
	<script type="text/javascript" src="src/jquery.tinytooltip.min.js"></script>
</head>

Usage

// == hover tooltip with static text
$('.example').tinytooltip({message: "This is an example tooltip!"});


// == on click tool tip with dynamic text
$('.example').tinytooltip({
	message: function(tip) {
		return $(this).val();
	},
	hover: false
});

$('.example').click(function() {
	$(this).trigger('showtooltip');	// show the tooltip
}).blur(function() {
	$(this).trigger('hidetooltip');	// hide the tooltip
});

To show tooltips at will, set the 'hover' option to false while initializing the tooltip on an element. Then, to show the tooltip, use .trigger('showtooltip') and to hide, .trigger('hidetooltip')

Options

message Tooltip message. Can be a string or a function()
hover true (default) or false
Standard tooltip behaviour. Show tooltip on mouseover and hideon mouseout
classes Addition classes (separated by space) to be added to the tooltip div