Tooltips are considered beneficial within being able to provide snippets of information to your website visitors without creating clutter in ones design. The usage of superb WordPress tooltip is very common in all types of WordPress projects and whenever a user hover his pointer on an item on which the tooltip is applied. As a web developer I also used tooltip plugins lots of times in my client projects. It’s a very useful ingredient for website developments for creating user friendly interfaces.
Adding an attractive tooltip to your website isnt a difficult undertaking, although tooltips do not appear on mobile devices. In this post we present 13 of the useful free tooltip plugins for WordPress. So, today we showcase one such technique that you can easily use in your website design to make it more users eccentric and that also helps to provide instructional information to the users and visitors. Please let our community knows which one suits you best by commenting below or if you have any other plugin which I missed to mention here.
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1. WordPress Tooltips
WordPress Tooltips is a simple & quick & light & powerful jQuery tooltips solution that help you to add tooltips in post title/post content/post excerpt/post tags/wordpress archive/wordpress menu items/gallery and so on. You can add text, image, link, video, radio, mp4 in tooltips, it can be used as a glossary too. You can manage all keyword/content centrally in one admin panel easily and quickly.
2. Hearthstone Cards for WordPress
Hearthstone Cards for WordPress adds an overlay to written card names and displays the associated image while hovering them. Use brackets e.g. [Druid of the Claw] to convert your card names, Supporting: Posts, Pages & Custom Post Types, Adding overlay and displays the associated image while hovering card names, Supporting the following card languages: English, French, German, Russian & Spanish, Show colored card names according to their rarity.
3. CSSIgniter Shortcodes
This shortcodes plugin, has been created to complement and be used mainly with CSSIgniter’s premium and free themes. But of course, anyone can use it with any theme. A lot of useful shortcodes are defined. See the plugin’s homepage for a complete guide.
Tooltipster is a jquery tooltip plugin. you can use it very easy . you can add custom image , text , title. it has 10+ features . example animation, position, title, text, image, speed, delay,icon ,theme, trigger etc.
This plugin dynamically shows preview screenshots of hyperlinks as tooltips on your WordPress site. For the tooltip effect a jQuery plugin called “qTip2″ is used internally. This is the next-generation of my previously developed plugin “FadeOut-ThumbShots”. ThumbSniper looks sexier than the old plugin, has better features and should be much faster.
Tipso is a simple WordPress tooltip plugin that displays a responsive, animated, fully customizable tooltip when the visitor hovers over the matched element. The plugin adds a button in the editor. On click it opens a modal window where you can enter the tooltip content. It generates a shortcode and inserts it in the editor. You can also manually add the shortcode in the editor, or you can assing the tooltip functionality to any element simply by adding a class tipso and for the content add a data-tipso=”Tooltip content”.
This is simple and lightweight plugin for WP. It works similar to Facebook’s url preview and it’s very easy to use. You can choose tooltips or shortcode feature depending on your needs. Tooltip feature hooks on content load and scans for possible link matches. It’s adding temporary attributes to those links, so when you hover them.
8. Weekly Schedule
The purpose of this plugin is to allow users to create one or more schedules of weekly events and display these schedule on one or more pages as tables. Users can style their schedules using stylesheets based on the category of items and can assign information to items that will be displayed in a tooltip.
9. CM Plugins Video Tutorials
The CM Video Tutorial plugin for WordPress include a library of video tutorials which show how to use CM Plugins with in depth explanation of the different plugins functionality and features. This includes tutorials for CM Answers, CM Tooltip Glossary, CM Download Manager, CM Ad-Changer and many more plugin made by CM Plugins.
10. CM Tooltip Glossary
CM Glossary Tooltip is a plugin for WordPress that enables you to parse posts or pages for defined glossary terms, by adding links to a glossary term page that contains the definition of the term used. The CM Glossary Tooltip plugin, when enabled, displays a tooltip containing the definition when users hover over the term. CM Tooltip creates a glossary index with all terms used.
11. Keywords ToolTip Generator
Bluet keywords tooltip generator allows you to highlight the keywords in your content in order to show a description tooltip. This plugin allows you automatically create tooltip boxes for your technical keywords in order to explain them for your site visitors making surfing more comfortable. The widget will display the list of keywords related to the current post on your sidebar. From the settings Customize the style of the tooltips depending on the color scheme of your site.
12. CPO Shortcodes
CPO Shortcodes is a complete shortcode pack that gives you extreme flexibility for designing high-quality content. This plugin is designed to give you as much freedom as possible by making each shortcode as flexible as possible. Every one of these design pieces can be configured in many different ways, allowing you to pick any size, color or shape.
13. WikiTip Knowledge Cluster ToolTip
This plugin integrates a tooltip dictionary with terms definitions stored at wikitip.info. Wikitip.info is a WordPress Multisite installation available for subscription of subdomains that are named Knowledge Clusters. All post tags are making the terms dictionary, post content is the definition of the term. More than one subdomain/sites can be used and they can get custom hierarchy in the network.