What is a Popup?

Pop-up ads or pop-ups are often forms of online advertising on the World Wide Web intended to attract web traffic or capture email addresses. Pop-ups are generally new web browser windows to display advertisements.

Steps On How To Create A Pop-up Using Html, Css And Javascript


Step 1


<div class=”popup” onclick=”myFunction()”>Click me!

<span class=”popuptext” id=”myPopup”>Popup text…</span>



Step 2

Add CSS:


/* Popup container */

.popup {

position: relative;

display: inline-block;

cursor: pointer;



/* The actual popup (appears on top) */

.popup .popuptext {

visibility: hidden;

width: 160px;

background-color: #555;

color: #fff;

text-align: center;

border-radius: 6px;

padding: 8px 0;

position: absolute;

z-index: 1;

bottom: 125%;

left: 50%;

margin-left: -80px;



/* Popup arrow */

.popup .popuptext::after {

content: “”;

position: absolute;

top: 100%;

left: 50%;

margin-left: -5px;

border-width: 5px;

border-style: solid;

border-color: #555 transparent transparent transparent;



/* Toggle this class when clicking on the popup container (hide and show the popup) */

.popup .show {

visibility: visible;

-webkit-animation: fadeIn 1s;

animation: fadeIn 1s


/* Add animation (fade in the popup) */

@-webkit-keyframes fadeIn {

from {opacity: 0;}

to {opacity: 1;}


@keyframes fadeIn {

from {opacity: 0;}

to {opacity:1 ;}


Step 3

Add JavaScript:


// When the user clicks on <div>, open the popup

function myFunction() {

var popup = document.getElementById(‘myPopup’);





credit: http://www.w3schools.com


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