WordPress Glossary Plugin (CMTG) - Tooltips - How To Limit Tooltip Length

How to limit tooltip length

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The WordPress Glossary plugin allows limiting tooltip length. It is useful, when you have very long terms and don't want tooltips to be too huge. Users can click on Term details button to see full term.

Term details link - Knowledge Base WordPress Plugin
Term details link

Main Settings

To configure it, navigate to Admin Dashboard → CM Tooltip Glossary → Settings.

Navigation to the plugin settings - Glossary Plugin WordPress
Navigation to the plugin settings

Head to the Tooltip tab.

Tooltip settings - Tooltip Plugin WordPress
Tooltip settings

The options that we need here are:

Tooltip content settings - Tooltip WordPress Plugin
Tooltip content settings
  • Show tooltip? - Make sure that tooltips are enabled.
  • Is clickable? - Enable this option to let users see the full term.
  • Clicking on tooltip redirects to term? - This setting is optional. If enabled, clicking in any place of a tooltip will redirect the users to the term.
  • Limit tooltip length? - This is a crucial option that allows limiting the tooltip length. Enter the amount of characters that will be displayed in a tooltip. Minimum value is 30 characters. At the end of the term will be displayed (...) in Pro version, or customized text in Pro+ and Ecommerce versions.
  • Add term page link to the end of the tooltip content? - Enable it to add the link to the term. By default, link text is "Term details", but it can be changed in the Labels tab.
  • Open term page link in new tab? - Decide, if clicking on the Term details link will be opened in the same tab or in the new one. Note: this option is available in Pro+ and Ecommerce versions only.
  • Symbol indicating the tooltip content has been limited - Here you can customize what will be displayed at the end of limited tooltip. By default it's (...). Note: this option is available in Pro+ and Ecommerce versions only.

Term Details Label

Head to the Labels tab.

Labels settings - Wiki Plugin for WordPress
Labels settings

Find the label Term details link label - here you change the name of Term details link.

Term details link label - Wiki for WordPress
Term details link label

When you finish configuring, don't forget to click the button Save Changes below the settings.

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Saving the changes

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