Twipsy

Twipsy is going to be one of two things – it can either be a Bootstrap plugin, or a character / animated / mascot.

Twipsy the Mascot

Twipsy was the official Mascot of the EXPO 2000 World’s Fair held in Hannover.

Twipsy

Twipsy for Bootstrap

What is Twipsy

Do you wonder what Twipsy is? Twipsy is mostly a plugin for jQuery/javascript/moo-tools having to do with creating tool tips, it is based on “Tipsy”, but the important thing about the Twipsy jQuery plugin for creating tooltips is that it is part of the Twitter Bootstrap kit – that is Twipsy is a plugin that works with the Boostrap framework.

Twipsy’s tooltips can be custom styled via CSS and their behavior can be controlled via JS parameters. This includes position, animation type, offset, title, trigger, content templates, etc..

It was “ported” from tipsy. A demo is included with the download package, which can be found at http://twitter.github.com/bootstrap/javascript.html#tooltips

To quote them Twipsy is

A new take on the jQuery Tipsy plugin, Tooltips don’t rely on images—they use CSS3 for animations and data-attributes for local title storage.

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