Poshy Tip jQuery Plugin for Stylish Tooltips

Aug 7, 2010

Poshy Tip is a jQuery tooltip plugin that will let you create stylish tooltips for your website or blog. With Poshy Tip, you can easily create a scalable tooltips. This jQuery plugin comes with advanced positioning options and supports asynchronous loading of the tooltip content. It can also load Flickr images by tags. So, what else you want from a jQuery tooltip plugin? Read on to know more and get the download link for Poshy Tip.


With Poshy Tip, you can create a scalable tooltip by just using a single background image for the tooltip body. It means, you just need two images for your tooltip: one for the background and one for the arrow. With Poshy Tip you can position the tips relative to the mouse cursor or to the target element and align them in every possible way horizontally and vertically. It also makes sure the tips are always displayed in the browser viewport and also automatically positions the arrow on the appropriate side of the tooltip body.

Poshy Tip supports using a function for returning the tooltip content and the script also passes an update callback function as an argument to this function. By using this callback, you can easily update asynchronously the content of the tooltip after it has been displayed. The script also recalculates and updates the position of the tooltip when its content is updated.

Poshy Tip requires jQuery 1.4+ and works nicely in Internet Explorer 6+, Firefox 2+, Opera 9+, Safari 3+ and Chrome. Poshy Tip is dual licensed under the MIT and GPL licenses. You can download the Poshy Tip source code from here: http://github.com/vadikom/poshytip

More Info: http://vadikom.com/tools/poshy-tip-jquery-plugin-for-stylish-tooltips/

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