Tooltips play a major role in the user experience. If you are an app developer, you have to make sure that the user knows each and every option on your app. Clearly mentioning what the particular option or the function does will help the user know what to do. No matter whether you are using a simple design or a new creative design, using tooltip in your design will always guide your users. In this list, we have collected tooltip design for all types of websites and applications. For your convenience, we have collected both hover tooltip designs and clickable tooltip design. Most of the designs have very subtle animation so that you can even use them in your contact form and other types of form designs.
Fancy & Animated Tooltip
In this design, the developer has given you tooltip for call to action buttons and text links. We have given you examples of how to make a link style design unique without making it look odd. Using tooltip is one of the best practice to let the user know where they will be taken or what the action will be on clicking the link. In this design, the developer has animated the tooltip box a bit to give an interactive experience. Since the given zoom in animation effect is simple, the user will experience the same smooth effect across all devices. By making a few adjustments, you can use this design on your responsive web design.
Custom tooltip also gives you tooltip design for call to action buttons and text links. The unique feature in this call to action button tooltip design is it is a delayed tooltip. Some of the options may be self-explanatory for the users, but still, you need to make the option clear to the users; In cases like that, this delayed tooltip will be a good option. The flexbox for the delayed tooltip is bigger so that you can give a detailed message. Since it is a demo, the looks are very minimal, but you can change the look easily. The CSS3 script used in this design allows you to use all modern colors and attractive animation effects.
Pure Tooltips CSS
One of the most commonly used Tooltips CSS design is the “i” mark. By default, the users are used to this “i” symbol for finding the information about the tool. In this tooltips CSS example, the creator has used the traditional design wisely to show the information. Though the design is simple, the familiar design will help the user to easily understand the environment. The tooltip message box is made bigger and bolder so that the user can easily read the message in it. Since this design is made using the CSS3 script, it can handle any modern color scheme without any issue. So you can easily make this design fit inside your application or website.
Single Element Tooltip
The tooltip design, in this example, will come in handy for text-rich pages like a blog post or an about page. When you are mentioning a new term or link, you can use this tooltip design to show the link’s meaning or the destination. The creator has written the code carefully so that you can show the tooltip in different directions. Based on your needs, you can pick a direction and use the tooltip in that particular direction. Since the default tooltip design is simple and neat, you can fit this tooltip design easily on any part of your website.
Dead Simple Tooltip
The creator has really given you a dead-simple tooltip design in this example. Just like most other tooltips CSS designs, this one is also a hover activated tooltip design. The creator has used a nice big box for the tooltip, so you get more than enough space to show your message. Letters are made bigger and bolder for a better reading experience. Just like the design, its code script is also dead-simple. You can use this light-weight code script on any part of your website and forms without any hitch.
This is also a simple and neat CSS tooltip design example. Coding-wise, this example is slightly smaller when compared to the Dead-Simple Tooltip design mentioned above. If you are a beginner, tooltips CSS designs like this will help you understand the concept easily. The creator has kept the tooltips animation faster in the default design for easier interaction. But, you can adjust the animation as per your needs and can add a touch of elegance to it. The entire code script is shared with you directly on the CodePen editor to let you easily utilize the code.
Guided Tour Tooltip
In this example, you can see how tooltips can be used in a wizard. The creator has used the tooltips only for the links. But, you can take this concept and can use it for other purposes as well. Speaking of links, if you like to differentiate the important text links from others, take a look at our link style CSS collection. This example has more than enough space for you to add the features you want and to improvise the design as per your likings. Since the developer has shared the code on the CodePen editor, you can edit and visualize your results on the CodePen editor before using it on your project, plus, you can save some time.
CSS Simple Tooltip
It is another pure CSS tooltip design. The creator has given tooltip designs for both links and call to action buttons. Since the whole design is made using the CSS3 script, you can add some colors and effects to make the tooltip even more impressive. Speaking of colorful buttons, take a look at our CSS gradient button design that can give depth to your design.
Another most commonly used Tooltips CSS design is in the pagination area and in slider indicators. Showing a gist of the upcoming page or slide content will help the user easily jump to the slide they want. The tooltips CSS design is snappier in this example, as soon as you move the cursor, the tooltips are shown neatly to the user. Since it is a concept model, the creator has kept the tooltip box small and simple. But you can edit the code and make the tooltip box in the design you want. If you are looking for interactive pagination designs, take a look at our CSS Pagination design collection.
CSS3 Tooltip Shopcart
Tooltips CSS designs like these will come in handy on the eCommerce websites. By simply hovering over the cart, the user can see the cart details. You can extend this same tooltips CSS shopcart example concept for the product card as well. The user can see the product detail before getting into the page. The default tooltip box itself is big enough to handle call to action buttons and other links. Speaking of cards, if you are planning to use card elements effectively in your interface design, please take a look at our Bootstrap cards collection.
Hint- a Tooltips CSS library
Tooltip CSS Animation
Previous tooltip animations are hover effect based designs. In this design, the tooltip appears when the user clicks an icon. This type of design is very familiar among web applications and forms to let the user know what the user has to do with the option. For example, in the order tracking form, the tooltip can be used to show where to find the order number or reference number to track the order. The developer has given you a big white box to show the text message clearly to the user. By making a few adjustments, you can use this design even on your mobile applications.
CSS Tooltip Magic
This is another hover action based tooltip design. The developer has used the shadow and depth effect smartly to highlight and show the tooltip message. With neat subtle animation, you can clearly show the message to the user. The tooltip message is shown in all four directions in this design. Based on your requirements and design, you can pick the direction you want. Not only the design but the code structure is also kept simple for easier customization. Though the default tooltip message box is small, you can adjust the code to resize the box.
Bootstrap’s Tooltip Hover Delay
Social Icons With Tooltip
As the name implies, the developer has used Social media icons concept for this tooltip design. It is a hover over tooltip design just like in all the websites you have seen. The tooltip box color smartly changes color based on the color of the social media icon color. Design-wise it is a very simple one, which you can use on any website or application. Because of this simple design, this Social Icons With Tooltip design easily fit in any part of the website. By making a few optimizations, you can use this design on your project. Properly handled HTML5 and CSS3 script will make customizations simple for other developers.
Simple CSS Only Tooltip
In the modern typography style web designs, texts are handled smartly to highlight links without using call to action buttons. If you are using such modern typography based website design, this tooltip design will come in handy. A neat white tooltip box opens on hovering over the link, on which the texts are clearly visible. This design will be a perfect option for text editing tools and note-taking tools. For example, when the user makes a mistake, you can highlight the error and show suggestion in a tooltip box like in this design. This functional tooltip box design is applicable to both websites and applications.
Tooltip By Hixann
This one is another social media icon tooltip box design. The developer has used a tooltip box raising animation in this design. Instead of changing the color of the entire tooltip box, the texts are made colorful on a white box. If you prefer a minimal design, this effect might impress you. All the tooltip boxes appear on the top of the icons, so make sure you give enough space at the top and bottom of the icons. The effect is made purely using the CSS3 script, hence you have plenty of customization options. All you have to do is to copy the code and optimize it for your functions and design.
CSS ToolTip Smooth Animation
In this animation, the call to action button is also animated along with the tooltip box. As per the name, the animation effect is smooth and clean. On the clean white background, the smooth animation effect gives a neat floating effect. The only small design flaw in this tooltip example is the tooltip box and the call to action buttons have the same shape and same size. Users on small screen devices may get confused between the buttons and the tooltip box. The shape might be the one thing you must consider redesigning before using it on your website. If you are making mobile responsive websites, take a look at our free mobile responsive website templates collection to finish your project easily and efficiently.
This is another tooltip design for typography style website designs. With the modern fonts, you can clearly express the content to the users and also can elegantly present the contents. In this design, the developer has used tooltip boxes for the text links. If you are running a magazine or news website, you can use this design to show your related article for a particular word. For example, for the iPhone Xs, you can show the initial impression article and in-depth review article in the suggestion. The developer has used a card flipping style animation for the tooltip box, which looks attractive. Take a look at our CSS card flipping animation list for more creative animations and inspirations.
Bootstrap Carousel Tooltip
SVG Doughnut Chart With Animation And Tooltip
Google Keep Tooltip Reproduction
Google Keep is one of the widely used free note-taking application. If you are an Android user and uses the web a lot, Google keep is the best app you can use to keep your work synced. The developer Kyle Lavery has tried to reproduce the Google keep environment for this tooltip design. To make the note-taking app easy to use, the tooltip is used effectively to introduce the tools. The tooltip animation in this design is very smooth and clean so that it won’t take much of the user’s time. On the dark tooltip box, the texts are clear and easy to read.
Friendly Little Tooltips
Friendly Little Tooltips is another simple tooltip design for social media icons. In the demo, the developer has shown the tooltip in different directions, but you can stick any one direction that you prefer. More than adequate space is given between each icon in the demo, if you wish to save some space, you can reduce the space between the icons. With rounded edges and small shape, the tooltip box easily fits in the design. By making a few optimizations, you can use this design even on mobile responsive websites. Since it is a CSS3 based design, working on this code and using it on a modern website will be an easy job.
Animated CSS Tooltip
Username is one common area where users constantly need a proper guide. As each website and platform uses different username standards, giving a tooltip will help the user properly use the field. In this design, the developer uses material design, which looks attractive and clean. Clean animation effect is used for the tooltip box and the small shaking effect at the end will get the user attention for sure. This material design tooltip design can be used for both website and mobile application. Take a look at our free login form templates collection for forms with more useful features like this pre-designed for you.
If you are making a digital manual for your product, then this tooltip design will be a good option. Rather than simply showing the icons and highlighting its name, you can use a tooltip to clearly convey the information to the user. In this tooltip design, the developer has made a big white tooltip box to clearly show the message. As always, you can change the effect and color scheme based on your needs. If you are planning for a tooltip design among the regular text contents, this simple design will be a good choice.
Button With Tooltip
In this design, the developer has used both button animation and tooltip animation. On hovering over the button you will see a download icon and the file size at the top. Rather than simply putting the file size somewhere on the webpage, it is smart to show it in the tooltip. If you are running a directory website for software and free downloads, this design will come in handy for you. The default tooltip box is big enough to accommodate bold texts so that the user can easily read and interact with the element. These sensible animation effects are made using the CSS3 script alone. Hence, customizing and using it will be an easy job for the developers.
Pure CSS Tooltip With Full Shadow Around
This is a typical tooltip design you might have seen in many forms and tools. On hovering over the icon, the details of the particular element will be shown to the user. As the name implies, shadows are used to differentiate the icon from the rest of the element. Because of this simple design, you can easily use this tooltip design on any website or application. All you have to do is to edit the code as per your requirement and use it on your design. Since the code structure is kept simple you can easily add your own features.
The developer Elhombretecla has given us a simple tooltip design. Tooltips are shown in all four directions, based on your need you can pick one and start using it. Shadow and depth effects are used to highlight the tooltip box from the rest of the background. The entire code structure is shared with you in the CodePen editor. Hence, you can customize and visualize the design before using it on your project. Therefore it is easy to use and easy to edit design for all types of websites.