50+ CSS Tooltips

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CSS Tooltips

In the fast-evolving realm of web design, every small detail matters. One often-overlooked yet impactful UI element is the tooltip. If you’re seeking a CSS tooltip collection that shows important information when hovering over a button, text, icon, image, hyperlink, or other element in a web page, look no where else!

In this comprehensive compilation, we are featuring a collection of free HTML and CSS tooltip code examples gathered from reliable websites such as GitHub, CodePen, and other top-notch platforms.

Tooltips function as friendly guides, aiding users seamlessly through functionalities by providing concise explanations. With these examples you can eliminate confusion and inject interactivity into web projects, ensuring a smooth navigation experience.

Our February 2024 collection, offering a diverse range of innovative and stylish CSS tooltips, ranging from simple to advanced designs with eye-catching animation and breathtaking designs. These user-friendly tooltips will surely enhance your website’s aesthetics and user experience and keep you always ahead of the latest web design trends.

Whether you’re a UI designer, a frontend developer, or someone seeking a creative way to show crucial information on user interfaces, with these trendy tooltip examples, you can always display users information in a creative way and build visually stunning user interfaces that bestow a rich user experience.

Let’s try these easy-to-use and creative tooltip styles and see how they infuse life into your web pages.

1. ToolTip [Laser Line Effect]

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ToolTip [Laser Line Effect]
by raj (@raj-codepen)
on CodePen.


Author: raj @raj-codepen
Links: Source Code / Demo
Created on: December 25, 2018
Made with: HTML, CSS, JS

2.  Tooltipster Is Nice

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Tooltipster is nice
by Ms Moneypenny (@Moneypenny)
on CodePen.


Author: Ms Moneypenny @Moneypenny
Links: Source Code / Demo
Created on: April 16, 2013
Made with: HTML, CSS, JS

3. Easy Tooltips

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Easy Tooltips
by Matheus Costa (@matheusagcosta)
on CodePen.


Author: Matheus Costa @matheusagcosta
Links: Source Code / Demo
Created on: September 12, 2015
Made with: HTML, CSS(SCSS)

4. Super Simple CSS Tooltips

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Super Simple CSS Tooltips
by Ben Mildren (@mildrenben)
on CodePen.


Author: Ben Mildren @mildrenben
Links: Source Code / Demo
Created on: April 20, 2015
Made with: HTML, CSS(SCSS)

5. Flyout Tooltip

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Custom tooltip (CSS only)
by Marc Wiethe (@marcwiethe)
on CodePen.


Author: Marc Wiethe @marcwiethe
Links: Source Code / Demo
Created on: February 15, 2018
Made with: HTML, CSS(SCSS)

6. CSS Tooltip

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CSS tooltip
by Mana (@manabox)
on CodePen.


Author: Mana @manabox
Links: Source Code / Demo
Created on: March 16, 2015
Made with: HTML, CSS

7. Google Keep Tooltip Reproduction

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Google Keep Tooltip Reproduction
by Kyle Lavery (@kylelavery88)
on CodePen.


Author: Kyle Lavery @koenigsegg1
Links: Source Code / Demo
Created on: March 2, 2016
Made with: HTML(Pug), CSS(SCSS)

8. Pure Css Tooltip With Full Shadow Around

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Pure css tooltip with full shadow around
by Vitalii (@nevadskiy)
on CodePen.


Author: Vitalii @nevadskiy
Links: Source Code / Demo
Created on: December 23, 2017
Made with: HTML, CSS(SCSS)

9. Button W/ Tooltip

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Button w/ tooltip
by Fabrizio Cuscini (@fabriziocuscini)
on CodePen.


Author: Fabrizio Cuscini @fabriziocuscini
Links: Source Code / Demo
Created on: September 1, 2016
Made with: HTML(Pug), CSS(SCSS)

10. Pure CSS Tooltip

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Pure CSS tooltip
by Rude (@rudeayelo)
on CodePen.


Author: Rude @rudeayelo
Links: Source Code / Demo
Created on: August 30, 2012
Made with: HTML, CSS

11. Tooltip

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Tooltip
by hixann (@hixann)
on CodePen.


Author: hixann @hixann
Links: Source Code / Demo
Created on: August 30, 2017
Made with: HTML, CSS

12. Simple Tooltips CSS3

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Simple Tooltips CSS3
by Firdaus Sabain (@Firdaus-Sabain)
on CodePen.


Author: Firdaus Sabain @Firdaus-
Sabain

Links: Source Code / Demo
Created on: December 26, 2013
Made with: HTML, CSS

13. Playful Little Tooltip Ideas

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Playful Little Tooltip Ideas
by Andrej Sharapov (@andrejsharapov)
on CodePen.


Author: Andrej Sharapov @andrejsharapov
Links: Source Code / Demo

Created on: December 26, 2018
Made with: HTML, CSS(SCSS)

14. Simple CSS Tooltip

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simple CSS tooltip
by design8383 (@design8383)
on CodePen.


Author: design8383 @design8383
Links: Source Code / Demo
Created on: December 27, 2013
Made with: HTML, CSS

15. Tooltip Usign Just CSS + First Letter CSS Propriety

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Tooltip usign just CSS + First letter CSS propriety
by Leandro Fialho (@lefialho)
on CodePen.


Author: Leandro Fialho @lefialho
Links: Source Code / Demo
Created on: July 26, 2017
Made with: HTML, CSS

16. Tooltip CSS Only

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Tooltip CSS Only
by Akhbar (@akhbar)
on CodePen.


Author: Akhbar @akhbar
Links: Source Code / Demo
Created on:  July 29, 2013
Made with: HTML, CSS

17. Fancy Y Animated Tooltip CSS Only

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Fancy & Animated Tooltip (CSS Only)
by Reinhard Schnetzinger (@reiinii1)
on CodePen.


Author:  Reinhard Schnetzinger @reiinii1
Links: Source Code / Demo
Created on: January 7, 2019
Made with: HTML, CSS

18. CSS Only Tooltips

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CSS only tooltips
by Samuel Janes (@SamuelJanes)
on CodePen.


Author: Samuel Janes @SamuelJanes
Links: Source Code / Demo
Created on: November 27, 2016
Made with: HTML, CSS(Sass)

19. Pure CSS Tooltips

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Pure CSS Tooltips
by Drew (@dgdav)
on CodePen.


Author: Drew @dgdav
Links: Source Code / Demo
Created on: January 15, 2017
Made with: HTML, CSS(SCSS)

20. CSS ToolTip Smooth animation

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CSS ToolTip Smooth animation
by Omar Dsooky (@linux)
on CodePen.


Author: Omar Dsooky @linux
Links: Source Code / Demo
Created on: December 22, 2017
Made with: HTML, CSS(SCSS)

21. Cool CSS Hover Tooltips

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Cool CSS hover tooltips
by Alex (@fabriceleven)
on CodePen.


Author: Alex @fabriceleven
Links: Source Code / Demo
Created on: October 13, 2015
Made with: HTML, CSS

22. Adaptive Tooltips

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Adaptive Tooltips
by Vladimir (@fdsea)
on CodePen.


Author: Vladimir @fdsea
Links: Source Code / Demo
Created on: February 14, 2019
Made with: HTML, CSS(Sass)

23. CSS Hover Tooltip Panel

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Tooltip hover with CSS triangles
by Dominic Eden (@dominiceden)
on CodePen.


Author: Dominic Eden @dominiceden
Links: Source Code / Demo
Created on: June 12, 2014
Made with: HTML, CSS

24. 012 – Tooltip

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012 – Tooltip
by Matthias Martin (@roydigerhund)
on CodePen.


Author: Matthias Martin @roydigerhund
Links: Source Code / Demo
Created on: February 18, 2016
Made with: HTML, CSS(SCSS)

25. Tooltips

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Tooltips
by elhombretecla (@elhombretecla)
on CodePen.


Author: elhombretecla @elhombretecla
Links: Source Code / Demo
Created on: March 16, 2017
Made with: HTML, CSS(SCSS)

26. Simple tooltips with no extra pseudo-element

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Simple tooltips with no extra pseudo-element
by Ana Tudor (@thebabydino)
on CodePen.


Author: Ana Tudor @thebabydino
Links: Source Code / Demo
Created on: November 18, 2022
Made with: HTML (Pug), CSS (SCSS)

27. Tooltip Only CSS

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Tooltip only CSS
by okawa-h (@okawa-h)
on CodePen.


Author: okawa-h @okawa-h
Links: Source Code / Demo
Created on: September 5, 2019
Made with: HTML( Pug), CSS( Stylus)

28. Toooltips

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Toooltips ????
by Gemma Croad (@GemmaCroad)
on CodePen.


Author: Gemma Croad @GemmaCroad
Links: Source Code / Demo
Created on: July 3, 2020
Made with: HTML, CSS(SCSS)

29. Automation Tooltips With Simple Data Attributes

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Automation Tooltips with Simple Data Attributes
by Adwin (@adwin)
on CodePen.


Author: Adwin @adwin
Links: Source Code / Demo
Created on: May 20, 2016
Made with: HTML(Pug),  CSS(SCSS), JS

30. Tooltiper

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Tooltiper
by TOMAZKI (@Podgro)
on CodePen.


Author: Thomas Podgrodzki @Podgro
Links: Source Code / Demo
Created on: January 13, 2017
Made with: HTML, CSS, JS

31. Tooltip Animation

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Tooltip animation
by Milan Raring (@milanraring)
on CodePen.


Author: Milan Raring @milanraring
Links: Source Code / Demo
Created on: January 17, 2020
Made with: HTML, CSS(SCSS)

32. Simple CSS-only Tooltip

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Simple CSS-only tooltip
by Bryan Robinson (@brob)
on CodePen.


Author: Bryan Robinson @brob
Links: Source Code / Demo
Created on: August 6, 2017
Made with: HTML, CSS(SCSS)

33. Pure-CSS Tooltips

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Pure-CSS Tooltips
by Pure-CSS.com (@pure-css)
on CodePen.


Author: Pure-CSS.com @pure-css
Links: Source Code / Demo
Created on: April 30, 2015
Made with: HTML, CSS

34. Custom Tooltip

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Custom Tooltip
by Adir (@Adir-SL)
on CodePen.


Author: Adir @Adir-SL
Links: Source Code / Demo
Created on: August 11, 2022
Made with: HTML, CSS

35. Tooltip Pagination

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Tooltip Pagination
by Joe (@dope)
on CodePen.


Author: Joe @dope
Links: Source Code / Demo
Created on: December 26, 2014
Made with: HTML, CSS(SCSS)

36. Friendly Little Tooltips + [Animation]

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Friendly Little Tooltips + [Animation]
by Joshua Ward (@joshuaward)
on CodePen.


Author: Joshua Ward @joshua_ward
Links: Source Code / Demo
Created on: March 3, 2017
Made with: HTML, CSS(SCSS)

37. Rounded tooltip CSS only

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Rounded tooltip CSS only
by Temani Afif (@t_afif)
on CodePen.


Author: Temani Afif @t_afif
Links: Source Code / Demo
Created on: April 3, 2022
Made with: HTML, CSS

38. Write JavaScript-less, Dynamic Tooltip Text With CSS

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Write JavaScript-less, Dynamic Tooltip Text with CSS
by Julie Horvath (@nrrrdcore)
on CodePen.


Author:  Julie Horvath @nrrrdcore
Links: Source Code / Demo
Created on: July 3, 2015
Made with: HTML, CSS(SCSS)

39. Tooltip appear

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Tooltip appear
by Mikael Ainalem (@ainalem)
on CodePen.


Author: Mikael Ainalem @ainalem
Links: Source Code / Demo
Created on: April 28, 2021
Made with: HTML, CSS

40. Animated CSS Tooltip Concept

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Animated CSS Tooltip Concept
by Sasha (@sashatran)
on CodePen.


Author:  Sasha @sashatran
Links: Source Code / Demo
Created on: February 17, 2017
Made with: HTML, CSS(SCSS)

41. Pure CSS Element Gradient Tooltip

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Pure CSS 1 element gradient tooltip #2 (contentEditable)
by Ana Tudor (@thebabydino)
on CodePen.


Author: Ana Tudor @thebabydino
Links: Source Code / Demo
Created on: July 8, 2020
Made with: HTML, CSS (SCSS)

42. Tooltip [js]

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Tooltip [js]
by James Mejia (@mejiaj)
on CodePen.


Author: James Mejia @mejiaj
Links: Source Code / Demo
Created on: June 17, 2015
Made with: HTML, CSS(SCSS), JS

43. Emerging Tooltip

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Emerging Tooltip
by Mikael Ainalem (@ainalem)
on CodePen.


Author: Mikael Ainalem @ainalem
Links: Source Code / Demo
Created on: November 25, 2020
Made with: HTML, CSS

44. The <abbr> element

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The <abbr> element
by Gemma Croad (@GemmaCroad)
on CodePen.


Author: Gemma Croad @GemmaCroad
Links: Source Code / Demo
Created on: April 22, 2020
Made with: HTML, CSS

45. CSS Only Tooltip

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CSS Only Tooltip
by Robert Douglas (@redouglas)
on CodePen.


Author: Robert Douglas @redouglas
Links: Source Code / Demo
Created on: November 20, 2014
Made with: HTML(Pug), CSS(Stylus)

46. CSS Simple Tooltip

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CSS Simple Tooltip
by Chris Bracco (@cbracco)
on CodePen.


Author: Chris Bracco @cbracco
Links: Source Code / Demo
Created on: September 29, 2013
Made with: HTML, CSS

47. Cooltipz.css – Cool tooltips made from pure CSS

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Cooltipz.css – Cool tooltips made from pure CSS
by Jack Domleo (@jackdomleo7)
on CodePen.


Author: Jack Domleo @jackdomleo7
Links: Source Code / Demo
Created on: April 20, 2020
Made with: HTML, CSS (SCSS)

48. CSS-only Tooltip

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CSS-only Tooltip
by Kristina Schneider (@Kriesse)
on CodePen.


Author: Kristina Schneider @Kriesse
Links: Source Code / Demo
Created on: March 5, 2014
Made with: HTML, CSS(SCSS)

49. focus tooltip

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:focus tooltip
by Victor Pegado (@vpegado)
on CodePen.


Author: Victor Pegado @vpegado
Links: Source Code / Demo
Created on: March 5, 2013
Made with: HTML(Haml), CSS(SCSS)

50. Animate Tooltip | Pure CSS and Keyframes

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Animate Tooltip | Pure CSS and Keyframes
by Kaio Almeida (@KaioRocha)
on CodePen.


Author: Kaio Almeida @KaioRocha
Links: Source Code / Demo
Created on: February 26, 2020
Made with: HTML, CSS(SCSS)

51. Guided tour tooltip

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Guided tour tooltip
by Yoann (@yoannhel)
on CodePen.


Author: Yoann @yoannhel
Links: Source Code / Demo
Created on: December 8, 2013
Made with: HTML, CSS(Less)

52. CSS Tooltip Magic

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CSS Tooltip Magic
by Envato Tuts+ (@tutsplus)
on CodePen.


Author: Envato Tuts+ @tutsplus
Links: Source Code / Demo
Created on: January 23, 2017
Made with: HTML, CSS