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Bootstrap 4 Tooltips

A Tooltip is used to provide interactive textual hints to the user about the element when the mouse pointer moves over.

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How to Create a Tooltip

The data-toggle="tooltip" attribute is used to create a tooltip.

Use the title attribute to specify the text that should be displayed inside the tooltip.

Note: Tooltips must be initialized with jQuery.

One way to initialize all tooltips on a page would be to select them by their data-toggle attribute and call the tooltip() method.

The following code will enable all tooltips in the document:

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Positioning Tooltips

Use the data-placement attribute to set the position of the tooltip on top, right, bottom, or the left side of the element.

Hover over the buttons below to see tooltip directions: top, right, bottom, and left:

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The placement attributes do not work as you expect if it is not enough room for them. For example: if you use the top placement at the top of a page (where it is no room for it), it will instead display the tooltip below the element or to the right (wherever it is room for it).



Tooltip with HTML Elements

Use the data-html="true" attribute to add custom HTML in tooltips.

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Disabled Elements

Elements with the disabled attribute aren’t interactive, meaning users cannot focus, hover, or trigger a tooltip.

To solve this problem, wrap your element in a <div> or <span>, made keyboard-focusable using tabindex attribute, and override the pointer-events property on the disabled element.

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Styling Tooltips

If you want to change the appearance of tooltips consider the following example:

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Complete Bootstrap 4 Tooltip Reference

For a complete reference of all tooltip options, methods and events, visit our Bootstrap 4 JS Tooltip Reference.