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Is there a way to add pop up information boxes?

  1. I'm using my wordpress blog as a website. I'm not sure what the terminology is, but I'd like to have an info button that I can place next to a word or phrase that requires a definition so that when clicked or hovered over a pop up box will appear with the definition rather than being linked to a page or a post. Or if that's not possible, can i have a post that this info button can be linked to but will not show up on with my actual blog posts? Thank you!

    The blog I need help with is spinestrong.wordpress.com.

  2. This works when a reader hovers over the text:
    <span style="cursor:help;" title="INFORMATION_THAT_POPS_UP">THE_WORD_READERS_SEE</span>

  3. I'm sorry but I don't know what that means. Do I enter that somewhere? I don't know the techy side of wordpress

  4. When editing a post/page, you switch to the HTML tab and you copy and paste the code 1tess gave you. Then you replace the text with whatever you want ("information that pops up" and "the word readers see").

  5. You type that into the html editor. Substitute "INFORMATION_THAT_POPS_UP" with the definition you want, and substitute "THE_WORD_READERS_SEE" with the word you want to define.

  6. ~~airodyssey good morning!

  7. So i put that code in place of the original word or phrase within the sentence?

  8. great! Let me try it. Thank you!

  9. Yes, but you must switch to the html editor.

    You can type your sentence as you want in the visual editor. Then switch to the html editor. You can use your browser's find function to find the word you want to define. Paste in the code there, and put the info in the appropriate places.

  10. That works perfect! I swear you people are geniuses! Thanks again!

  11. You are welcome! (but I'm not a genius—just a regular person ≥^!^≤ )

  12. (And g'morning to you too tess!)

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