Template:Hover title/doc

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This template assigns an HTML title attribute to a given block of text. This causes a tooltip to be displayed when the user hovers over the text with their cursor.


{{Hover title
 |link=yes/no (defaults to "no")
 |dotted=yes/no (defaults to "yes")

wikimarkup except linking may be used within label, but not within spantitle.


  • {{Hover title|Hello|example}} produces example.
  • {{Hover title|Hello|example|link=yes}} produces example.
  • {{Hover title|Hello|example|dotted=no}} produces example.
  • {{Hover title|Hello|example|link=yes|dotted=no}} produces example.
  • {{Hover title|Hello|ex'''amp'''le}} produces example.
  • [[example|{{Hover title|Hello|text}}]] produces text.

Accessibility issue

This template uses a hover attribute, which is discouraged by Wikipedia:Manual of Style (accessibility)#Text.

For marking abbreviations specifically, please use {{abbr}} instead, because it is accessible to screen reader users.