[wp-hackers] Why were the image tooltips removed?

Jeremy Visser jeremy at visser.name
Wed Oct 28 04:18:32 UTC 2009

On Tue, 2009-10-27 at 12:40 -0500, Otto wrote:
> I do not know why they were removed. Can't figure it out.

Because they only worked with JavaScript enabled, likely. Plus, putting
the labels in the title="" attribute is far more semantic.

(So if you want tooltips like WP 2.5, the proper "ground-up" solution is
to fix your user-agent to display tooltips with no delay, not make a
JavaScript hack.)

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