How to create tooltips with CSS?

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To create tooltips with CSS, the code is as follows −


 Live Demo

<!DOCTYPE html>
   body {
      text-align: center;
      font-family: "Segoe UI", Tahoma, Geneva, Verdana, sans-serif;
   .tooltip {
      position: relative;
      display: inline-block;
      border-bottom: 1px dotted black;
      font-size: 20px;
      font-weight: bolder;
      color: blue;
   .tooltip .toolText {
      visibility: hidden;
      width: 120px;
      background-color: rgb(89, 166, 255);
      color: #fff;
      text-align: center;
      border-radius: 6px;
      padding: 10px 20px;
      font-weight: normal;
      position: absolute;
      z-index: 1;
      bottom: 125%;
      left: 50%;
      margin-left: -60px;
      opacity: 0;
      transition: opacity 0.3s;
   .tooltip .toolText::after {
      content: "";
      position: absolute;
      top: 100%;
      left: 50%;
      margin-left: -5px;
      border-width: 5px;
      border-style: solid;
      border-color: #555 transparent transparent transparent;
   .tooltip:hover .toolText {
      visibility: visible;
      opacity: 1;
<h1>Tooltip Example</h1>
<div class="tooltip">
Hover Here
<span class="toolText">Some Random Text</span>
<p>Hover over the above text to see tooltip in action</p>


The above code will produce the following output −

On hovering over the “Hover over me” text −

Updated on 07-May-2020 11:08:25