chrome - bring back a href mouse over message

Added by d3n1c1d3@userstyles, Created: Apr 06, 2014, Updated: Apr 07, 2014
  • With the style applied
  • With the style applied (Generated screenshot)
  • Without the style applied (Generated screenshot)


on windows xp in chrome (for e.g. Version : 33.0.1750.154 m - Date : 2014-04-06 22-30-20) the a[href] message on the bottom isnt shown. so i wrote this style to simulate this behavior. while i use only css for this emulation it shows the whole attribute content (href="") so it is normaly relative ( "/index.html" ) and not absolute ( "" ).

https://your-domain-name.tld/directory/file.php?key=value#hash ← move your mouse cursor over this link to test it ( href="https://your-domain-name.tld/directory/file.php?key=value#hash" ).

based on the google chrome browser style Version 17.0.963.56 - (Feb 2012)

More info
if you have any trouble shooting. just drop a line and specify detailed as possible the behavior. as least the browser-address (uri) and if possible a screenshot or where the problem occurred.

known troubles :
  • iframes - "a href mouse over message" appears in the iframe on the bottom right and not on the bottom right of the tab.
  • hash anchors - it show also #hash tag anchors.
  • this style is global - but not so global in chrome.
change log :
  • 2014-04-10 - with Version 34.0.1847.116 m the native chrome href message is working again.
  • 2014-04-07 - update to reset top or right attribute if already set. so it stays on the bottom left. & corrected some css attribute errors
  • 2014-04-06 - style created

Applies to:
all URLs
CC0 1.0 Universal.
d3n1c1d3@userstyles has waived all copyright and related or neighboring rights to chrome - bring back a href mouse over message, to the extent allowed by law.

Related styles:

WARNING: This webware is not functioning properly. Please enable javascript in your browser and try again.