Plone has many great features, but sometimes it’s hard for a user to focus on the task at hand. Even more so if the user is not working with Plone all day.
To make the UI more expressive and to provide a better user experience, we built ftw.tooltip. It provides an easy way to add tooltips to your Plone site and works without customizing nor patching views, viewlets, forms, etc.
A great example is the
@@sharing view. Based on your workflow it’s not always
clear which checkbox to tick and what the consequences are.
ftw.tooltip we can add inline explanations to clarify the individual
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The only thing left to do, is to register our
DemoStaticTooltipSource in the zcml.
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This results in:
If you don’t specify the
ftw.tooltip will display the
title attribute of the matching element. This way we can easily add a tooltip
to the global navigation:
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Check the README for more information about structured tooltips or client/server side conditions.
Leave a comment and let us know what you think.