Tooltip

Easily create a nice looking tooltip.

Usage

To apply this component, add the uk-tooltip attribute to an element. You also need to add the title: TEXT option to the attribute, whose value will represent your tooltip's text.

<div uk-tooltip="title: Hello World"></div>

If title is the only option in the attribute value, you can also use uk-tooltip="TEXT"

<div uk-tooltip="Hello World"></div>
  • <button class="uk-button uk-button-default" uk-tooltip="Hello World">Hover</button>

Alignment

Add one of the following options to the uk-tooltip attribute to adjust the tooltip's alignment.

<button uk-tooltip="title: Hello World; pos: top-left"></button>
Attribute Description
pos: top Aligns the tooltip to the top.
pos: top-left Aligns the tooltip to the top left.
pos: top-right Aligns the tooltip to the top right.
pos: bottom Aligns the tooltip to the bottom.
pos: bottom-left Aligns the tooltip to the bottom left.
pos: bottom-right Aligns the tooltip to the bottom right.
pos: left Aligns the tooltip to the left.
pos: right Aligns the tooltip to the right.
  • <p uk-margin>
        <button class="uk-button uk-button-default" uk-tooltip="Hello World">Top</button>
        <button class="uk-button uk-button-default" uk-tooltip="title: Hello World; pos: top-left">Top Left</button>
        <button class="uk-button uk-button-default" uk-tooltip="title: Hello World; pos: top-right">Top Right</button>
        <button class="uk-button uk-button-default" uk-tooltip="title: Hello World; pos: bottom">Bottom</button>
        <button class="uk-button uk-button-default" uk-tooltip="title: Hello World; pos: bottom-left">Bottom Left</button>
        <button class="uk-button uk-button-default" uk-tooltip="title: Hello World; pos: bottom-right">Bottom Right</button>
        <button class="uk-button uk-button-default" uk-tooltip="title: Hello World; pos: left">Left</button>
        <button class="uk-button uk-button-default" uk-tooltip="title: Hello World; pos: right">Right</button>
    </p>

Delay

If you want the tooltip to appear with a little delay, just add the delay option to the uk-tooltip attribute with your value in milliseconds.

<div uk-tooltip="title: Hello World; delay: 500"></div>
  • <button class="uk-button uk-button-default" uk-tooltip="title: Hello World; delay: 500">Hover</button>

Component options

Any of these options can be applied to the component attribute. Separate multiple options with a semicolon. Learn more

Option Value Default Description
title String `` Tooltip text.
pos String top Tooltip position.
offset Number false Tooltip offset.
animation String uk-animation-scale-up The space separated names of animations to use. Comma separate for animation out.
duration Number 100 The animation duration.
delay Number 0 The show delay.
cls String uk-active The active class.

title is the Primary option and its key may be omitted, if it's the only option in the attribute value.

<span uk-tooltip="Hello World"></span>

JavaScript

Learn more about JavaScript components.

Initialization

UIkit.tooltip(element, options);

Events

The following events will be triggered on elements, which are injected by this component:

Name Description
beforeshow Fires before an item is shown. Can prevent showing by calling preventDefault() on the event.
show Fires after an item is shown.
shown Fires after the item's show animation has completed.
beforehide Fires before an item is hidden. Can prevent hiding by calling preventDefault() on the event.
hide Fires after an item's hide animation has started.
hidden Fires after an item is hidden.

Example

UIkit.util.on(document, 'show', '.uk-tooltip.uk-active', function() {
  // do something
});

Methods

The following methods are available for the component:

Show

UIkit.tooltip(element).show();

Shows the Tooltip.

Hide

UIkit.tooltip(element).hide();

Hides the Tooltip.