Drop Down Menu Tooltip

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Drop Down Menu Tooltip.
Summary Add tooltips to drop down menu lists.
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Author(s) Jeff Robison
Homepage Robison and Blythe Genealogy
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Min TNG V 9.0.3
Max TNG V 12
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Purpose of the mod

Add tooltips to drop down menu list items.

  • Should have no effect on personal drop down menu modifications.


This mod was developed by Jeff Robison.
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  • Knowledge of TNG code editing or willing to dive in.
  • A working TNG installation. The automated installation release was tested at TNG Version 9.0.3+.
  • An installed current version of the Mod Manager.

Automated Installation

  1. Download dropmenu_add_tooltip_v9.0.3.0.zip. Upload and Extract to the mods folder.
  2. Follow the normal automated installation for Mod Manager, as shown in the example Mod Manager - Installing Config Files to install tngddmenu_add_tooltip_v9.0.3.0


Change for example in genlib.php....

$menu .= tngddrow(getURL( "surnames", 0 ), "surnames-icon", "", "surnames");


$menu .= tngddrow(getURL( "surnames", 0 ), "surnames-icon", "", "surnames", "tooltip text");

To use custom text change to.....

$menu .= tngddrow(getURL( "surnames", 0 ), "surnames-icon", "", "surnames", $text['tooltip text']);

If you want to change the target change to.....

$menu .= tngddrow(getURL( "surnames", 0 ), "surnames-icon", "", "surnames", "tooltip text", "target");

In the event of a problem

TNG User sites using this mod

If you download and use this mod, please add your TNG site to the table below.

URL User Note Mod-Version TNG-Version User-language
Robison and Blythe Genealogy Jeff Robison Public site V10.0.3.2 TNG V13.0.2 EN
Whittlesey-Whittelsey Family History Willis S Whittlesey III Public site V9.0.3.0 TNG V9.2.0 EN
Chamberlain & Eidenbenz Genealogy Graham Chamberlain Public site V10.0.3.2 V12.0.1 EN, FR, DE, NL, ES