Posted Friday, June 25, 2004
If you've created web pages, you've probably used the ALT as
part of your IMG tag. When your visitor puts their cursor
over the image, a pop-up "tool-tip" gives them essential
You can get exactly the same effect on other web objects,
Here are some examples.
These "tool-tips" can give valuable help to your visitors,
and make your page look neater - you don't need to have long
explanations on display. By including them in a title tag,
your visitors will see them when they need them.
They'll work in Internet Explorer version 4 onwards.
Netscape version 4 and later should show them correctly, but
I haven't been able to test all versions.
Happy site building!
About the Author
Dianne Reuby is co-author of the e-book "First Website
Builder". Dianne created and runs the First Web Builder
site, dedicated to providing ebooks and tips for new
Visit FWB at (http://firstwebbuilder.co.uk/)