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Creating pop-ups[edit]

Is there a way to create a pop-up on hover, which works for both users logged-in or not? (Something similar to hovercards, which is available as a beta feature).
acagastya  💭 15:05, 6 January 2017 (UTC)

Isn't there a feature in Special:Preferences? And if so, I don't believe it works for non-accountant people Atcovi (Talk - Contribs) 16:34, 6 January 2017 (UTC)
@Acagastya: I don't think we could make a new feature for someone who is not logged in without editing the local preferences in PHP. —Justin (koavf)TCM 20:05, 6 January 2017 (UTC)
@Koavf: is it likely to be added if it benefits Wikibooks?
@Atcovi: I do not mean hovercards. I just mean that it works like hovercards. I would use it for creating trivial information about something which can't be added to the page without shifting the focus, or a tip which would rather break the flow.<br acagastya  💭 09:05, 7 January 2017 (UTC)
@Acagastya: Mouseovers of the sort provided by (for example) n:Template:Plink work here, with no need for an extension. For those of us who aren't familiar with hovercards, What is the capability you want that could not be done without an extension? --Pi zero (discusscontribs) 16:06, 7 January 2017 (UTC)
@Acagastya: Definitely. But it's just a lot easier to add a feature that is an option for logged-in users versus a default setting for those who are logged out. —Justin (koavf)TCM 16:30, 7 January 2017 (UTC)