See our review from 5 of the best tooltip plugins for javascript and jquery.

Top 5 : Best javascript and jQuery tooltip plugins

5. Tipso


Tipso is a Lightweight Responsive jQuery Tooltip Plugin. Very easy to implement and customizable with css.


4. Tipped.js


Tipped is a complete javascript tooltip solution, use it to create tooltips that work beautifully in every browser on any device.


3. html5tooltipsjs


Enjoy tooltips written in pure JavaScript, with smooth 3D animation implemented in CSS. No framework dependencies.


2. Protip


Protip is an awesome jQuery tooltip plugin. Offers a lot of available settings to customize the plugin to our needs :

  • 49 positions (location of the tooltip)
  • Live refresh of tooltip options.
  • Live element checking (element removed? -> tooltip should disappear).
  • Gravity: find a better position if it won't fit to the screen.
  • DOM targets: append into the root or into another target element.
  • Placements: outside, inside, border, center
  • Click activated and sticky tooltips.
  • Custom HTML content
  • Interactive tooltips
  • In/Out delays
  • Auto-hide
  • Icon support
  • Skins, sizes, schemes
  • Animations support
  • Mixins (CSS only, JS based coming soon)
  • Custom event callbacks
  • UMD Support

Protip tooltip



Tooltipster is a powerful, flexible jQuery plugin that allows you to easily create semantic, modern tooltips enhanced with the power of CSS.

Tooltipster's options gives you a wide range of variables to tweak your tooltip to your heart's content.





Balloon.css lets you add tooltips to elements without JavaScript and in just a few lines of CSS. Yes, although this plugin doesn't require javascript or jQuery, deserves to be mentioned as it's pretty useful and easy to use.


If you think that we're forgetting another awesome tooltip plugin, don't hesitate to share it with us in the comment box.

Senior Software Engineer at Software Medico. Interested in programming since he was 14 years old, Carlos is a self-taught programmer and founder and author of most of the articles at Our Code World.