The any-hover CSS @media media feature can be used to apply styles based on whether any available input mechanism can hover over elements.

Syntax

The any-hover feature is specified as a keyword value chosen from the list below.

none
None of the available input mechanism(s) can hover conveniently, or there is no pointing input mechanism.
hover
One or more available input mechanisms can conveniently hover over elements.

Example

HTML

<a href="#">Try hovering over me!</a>

CSS

@media (any-hover: hover) {
  a:hover {
    background: yellow;
  }
}

Result

Specifications

Specification Status Comment
Media Queries Level 4
The definition of 'any-hover' in that specification.
Working Draft Initial definition.

Browser compatibility

Feature Chrome Firefox (Gecko) Edge Internet Explorer Opera Safari
Basic support 41 No support[2] 20 or earlier (12) Nightly build 28 9 [1]
Feature Android Chrome for Andorid Firefox Mobile (Gecko) IE Mobile Opera Mobile Safari Mobile
Basic support No support 50 No support[2] 36 ? 9.2

[1]: Implemented in WebKit bug #134822.

[2]: bug 1035774 – Implement Interaction Media Features

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