Topic: Tooltips Disappear when using DataTables

yorkmyers priority asked 10 months ago

I have a tooltip in a datatable which works only when the page first loads.

However any change made to the data table (ex sorting or searching) causes the tooltip to disappear.

I tried re-initializing the tooltip (code below) but that didn't work.

function reinitializeToolTips(){

const tooltips = document.querySelectorAll('[data-mdb-toggle="tooltip"]')
tooltips.forEach((tooltip) => {
    const tooltipInstance = new mdb.Tooltip(tooltip);


Is there a way to ensure the tooltips can automatically be re-enabled (re-initialized) after a change is made to the table?

Thank you

kpienkowska staff answered 10 months ago

I've updated your snippet to demonstrate how you can reinitiate tooltip:

yorkmyers priority commented 10 months ago

Perfect, thank you so much!!

yorkmyers priority answered 10 months ago

Here's a snippet

Can you please provide code to watch for a datatable render?

Thank you!

kpienkowska staff answered 10 months ago

I am not sure what you use the tooltip for so I am not sure how can I help. Can you show your current datatable in snippet?

For now, I can only say that if initializing works at first you can watch when datatable render and after every event render initiate tooltip.

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Specification of the issue

  • User: Priority
  • Premium support: Yes
  • Technology: MDB Standard
  • MDB Version: MDB5 3.11.0
  • Device: Desktop
  • Browser: Chrome
  • OS: Windows
  • Provided sample code: No
  • Provided link: No