How to show jQuery tooltip message on mouse over on controls

Introduction: In this article i am going to explain How to show/display tool tip message or we can say guideline instruction on mouse over on controls using jQuery. In previous articles i explained Show tool tip message using CSS and HTML and Highlight gridview row on mouse over using CSS and Implement Jquery form validations and Show Validation guidelines in web forms using JavaScript and jQuery to validate file extension and upload image file and Create drop down menu for login and signup using jQuery and CSS.

jQuery tooltip on mouse over in

Description: Tooltip is like a guideline instruction that helps the user to know what to enter in the fields on the form e.g. Registration form. It can be made to show tooltip message on any controls.  

Note: The jQuery will display the tool tip message that you provide in the Title attribute of controls.

Implementation: Let's create an sample web application to see the tooltip in action.
  • In the <Head> tag of design page (.aspx) paste the following:
<title>Tooltip demonstration using jQuery in</title>
    <link href="" rel="stylesheet"> 
    <script src="" type="text/javascript"></script> 
    <script src="" type="text/javascript"></script> 
      <script type="text/javascript">
          $(function () {

  • Now in the <form> tag of the <body> tag design the page as:
    <fieldset style="width:260px;">
    <legend>Show Tooltip using jQuery in 
        <tr><td>Name: </td><td><asp:textbox id="txtName" runat="server" title="Please Enter Name"></asp:textbox></td></tr>
        <tr><td>Age: </td><td><asp:textbox id="txtAge" runat="server" title="Please Enter Age"></asp:textbox></td></tr>
        <tr><td>Email Id: </td><td><asp:textbox id="txtEmailId" runat="server" title="Please Enter Email Id"></asp:textbox></td></tr>
      <tr><td>Gender: </td><td>
            <asp:RadioButtonList ID="rblGender" runat="server" RepeatDirection="Horizontal" title="Select Gender">
        <tr><td>Address: </td><td><asp:textbox id="txtAddress" runat="server" title="Please Enter Address"></asp:textbox></td></tr>       
        <tr><td>City: </td><td>
            <asp:DropDownList ID="ddlCity" runat="server" Width="163px" title="Select your City">
                <asp:ListItem>-- Select City --</asp:ListItem>
                <asp:Button ID="btmSubmit" runat="server" Text="Submit" /></td></tr>

Now run the application and take your mouse over the form fields and you will see the tooltip message on each field.

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May 21, 2014 ×

Thanks 4 the Demo.

May 22, 2014 ×

Your welcome..stay connected and keep reading for more useful updates like this..:)


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