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React Tooltip

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Browser Support

IE Chrome Firefox Opera Safari
IE 8 + IE 8+ ✔ Chrome 31.0+ ✔ Firefox 31.0+ ✔ Opera 30.0+ ✔ Safari 7.0+ ✔




var Tooltip = require('rc-tooltip');
var React = require('react');
var ReactDOM = require('react-dom');
// By default, the tooltip has no style.
// Consider importing the stylesheet it comes with:
// 'rc-tooltip/assets/bootstrap_white.css'
ReactDOM.render(<Tooltip placement="left" trigger={['click']} overlay={<span>tooltip</span>}><a href='#'>hover</a></Tooltip>, container);


npm start and then go to http://localhost:8007/examples

Online examples:



name type default description
overlayClassName string additional className added to popup overlay
trigger string[] ['hover'] which actions cause tooltip shown. enum of 'hover','click','focus'
mouseEnterDelay number 0 delay time to show when mouse enter.unit: s.
mouseLeaveDelay number 0.1 delay time to hide when mouse leave.unit: s.
overlayStyle Object additional style of overlay node
prefixCls String rc-tooltip prefix class name
transitionName String same as
onVisibleChange Function call when visible is changed
afterVisibleChange Function call after visible is changed
visible boolean whether tooltip is visible
defaultVisible boolean whether tooltip is visible initially
placement String one of ['left','right','top','bottom', 'topLeft', 'topRight', 'bottomLeft', 'bottomRight']
align Object: alignConfig of [dom-align]( value will be merged into placement's config
onPopupAlign function(popupDomNode, align) callback when popup node is aligned
overlay React.Element | () => React.Element popup content
arrowContent React.Node null arrow content
getTooltipContainer function Function returning html node which will act as tooltip container. By default the tooltip attaches to the body. If you want to change the container, simply return a new element.
destroyTooltipOnHide boolean false whether destroy tooltip when tooltip is hidden
id String Id which gets attached to the tooltip content. Can be used with aria-describedby to achieve Screenreader-Support.


Tooltip requires child node accepts onMouseEnter, onMouseLeave, onFocus, onClick event.


For accessibility purpose you can use the id prop to link your tooltip with another element. For example attaching it to an input element:

    <input type="text"

If you do it like this, a screenreader would read the content of your tooltip if you focus the input element.


npm install
npm start

Test Case

npm test
npm run chrome-test


npm run coverage


rc-tooltip is released under the MIT license.