Tool-tip pop-ups? Use "title=" in your Tags
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/)