But let's learn and use standars. How do I get text to display on a mouseover an image in Firefox? Meta text not showing on mouse over 11 replies 199 have this problem 3416 views Last reply by geowest 4 years ago stuarru Posted 9/6/10, 7:53 AM Certain sites (such as For that reason, these browsers do not display the alt text on hovering over the image. Source
Take this very page for example, can't change its size to make it readable. If you want balloon text to appear when the mouse hovers over an image, add "title" to the img HTML tag as shown in the example code below. Pete is a frequent speaker at national conferences including Adobe MAX, CFUnited, and CFObjective. Henri Sivonen says: November 23, 2004 at 2:41 am It's in the FAQ… http://www.mozilla.org/docs/web-developer/faq.html#alttooltip Brendan Taylor says: November 23, 2004 at 1:07 pm "The most pratical example I can think of
But I have been using only the TITLE attributes so far since I wanted to display the comment on mouse-over in Firefox too. If the standard does not compel FF to render it, then the developers of FF have the option of not rendering it. I have my tooltips back, but it's going to cost me battery life :-( chivracq 0 solutions 1 answers Posted 5/18/12, 7:02 AM My Config: Firefox v12.0 on WinXP SP3. Bertil Gralvik says: March 25, 2005 at 6:10 pm Hi all!
In the screen shots you attached I see you use a theme. works on Mac. Works fine in IE. Show Alt Text Instead Of Image Tool tips are not visible for the options in the dropdown while it is working for FF and IE browser.
Example ! by vicky on 11/04/2008 at 6:13:05 AM UTC Thanks for this tip...it solved my ff problem by aaa bbb on 11/24/2008 at 12:32:06 Removing Needs-Bisect till we have a repro steps to triage further. ned says: November 18, 2004 at 1:46 pm but alt tags are required to be xhtml compliant. The tooltip text is supposed to be the value of the TITLE attribute.
Similarly, you may want to give a photo in a news article a lengthy ALT describing the location, time, and people involved - but place the copyright info in the TITLE Alt Text Chrome Extension Thank you. That just screams, "inconsiderate." Anyway, going back to the original topic of this thread… for browsing purposes (not coding purposes), I personally want to see the ALT text (except for when IE should be disqualified for a couple of years.
Many Thanks. asked 4 years ago viewed 10243 times active 1 year ago Upcoming Events 2016 Community Moderator Election ends Nov 22 Linked 60 See “real” commit date in github (hour/day) Related 493How Alt Text Not Showing In Chrome dabbagh 0 solutions 1 answers Posted 3/23/11, 7:08 AM It is a real pain in the neck! Show Alt Text On Hover I found it while trying to figure out why my tooltips weren't showing up in Firefox.
In this specific case, I think I agree with the Mozilla dev team. http://pgelections.com/alt-text/alt-in-firefox-not-working.html Content available under a Creative Commons license. I've forgot to state that I'm using Win7 x64 on a notebook with external display. In the end, the W3C standard describes the parts and purpose of HTML. Show Alt Text On Image Hover
Project Member Comment 65 by [email protected], Jul 19 Processing Labels: -M-53 MovedFrom-53 This issue has been moved once and is lower than Pri-1. This is one of those choices the implementers of IE obviously chose to do one way while creators of other browsers have chosen to implement another (with perhaps a little more This always confused me, because some images would pop a tooltip and others wouldn't. have a peek here For more information, visit the QuickTime Web site.
degeneration says: June 9, 2005 at 8:23 am So thats why my tooltips aren't showing in Firefox…. Alt Text Not Showing Wordpress The alt text is used if the image can't be displayed and the title text is used to display a tooltip on hover.
Both have different purposes. What if you have to write something badly in order to make it work with a buggy browser?
I also just realized tooltips stopped working BEFORE I fixed the update problem. I made hundreds of sites with dreamweaver and I didn't know that Title tag even exists! Default behavior should stick to W3C standard, then you have the choice to play around with extensions, alternative stylesheet, XUL, whatever. Html Alt Text Hover my problem was also due to an extension, but not the Google Toolbar.
And I have yet to find any solution, or decent temporary standing for this feature yet. And i am not talking about the regular little developer, but the guys writing IE and etc…shame on you. I don't know when it started, just noticed it when I was trying to read XKCD. :D No tooltips whatsoever, except sometimes while the page loads, I will see the tooltip http://pgelections.com/alt-text/alt-tag-firefox-not-working.html But the update problem started long before the tooltips, and solving that problem did not resolve the other.
I'll take a few screenshots. How do I get text to display on a mouseover an image in Firefox? Not the answer you're looking for? Answered!
Doesn't work. However, IE has always done it for the ALT tag too, which actually seems reasonable to me. Firefox displays nothing. Report a tech support issue.
They appear in other browser, meaning this is isolated to Chrome. Still not working. So your best bet is to include both an alt attribute, and a title attribute in your img tags if you want a tooltip. Of course, Firefox had never been installed on our computers until I made it my duty to put it on every PC I came in contact with.
Anyone arguing against the plug-in is a moron. Portions of this content are ©1998–2016 by individual mozilla.org contributors. Chris. I assume since you want a tooltip that the image will be 'doing something', so it would be in an anchor anyway.
Imagine it would not display pages with bad grammar or spelling… Get it? The quality of that browser (IE, that is) has impacted the quality of content on the web.