Add arrow in tooltip with CSS

With CSS, you can add a small arrow to the tooltip, using :after. With that, use the content property as well.

You can try to run the following code to add an arrow in the tooltip:


Live Demo

<!DOCTYPE html>
      .mytooltip .mytext {
         visibility: hidden;
         width: 140px;
         background-color: blue;
         color: #fff;
         z-index: 1;
         bottom: 100%;
         left: 60%;
         margin-left: -90px;
         text-align: center;
         border-radius: 6px;
         padding: 5px 0;
         position: absolute;
      .mytooltip {
         position: relative;
         display: inline-block;
         margin-top: 50px;
      .mytooltip .mytext:after {
         content: "";
         position: absolute;
         top: 100%;
         left: 50%;
         margin-left: -10px;
         border-width: 7px;
         border-style: solid;
         border-color: blue transparent transparent transparent;
      .mytooltip:hover .mytext {
         visibility: visible;

      <div class = "mytooltip">Keep mouse cursor over me
         <span class = "mytext"> My Tooltip text</span>