Arrow to the top of the tooltip with CSS

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Use the bottom CSS property to add arrow to the top of the tooltip.


You can try to run the following code to add a tooltip with arrow to the top:

Live Demo

<!DOCTYPE html>
      .mytooltip .mytext {
         visibility: hidden;
         width: 140px;
         background-color: blue;
         color: #fff;
         z-index: 1;
         top: 150%;
         left: 50%;
         margin-left: -60px;
         text-align: center;
         border-radius: 6px;
         padding: 5px 0;
         position: absolute;
      .mytooltip {
         position: relative;
         display: inline-block;
      .mytooltip .mytext:after {
         content: "";
         position: absolute;
         bottom: 100%;
         left: 50%;
         margin-left: -10px;
         border-width: 3px;
         border-style: solid;
         border-color: transparent transparent blue transparent;
      .mytooltip:hover .mytext {
         visibility: visible;
      <div class = "mytooltip">Keep mouse cursor over me
         <span class = "mytext"> My Tooltip text</span>
Updated on 02-Jul-2020 14:02:26