hover

The hover CSS media feature can be used to test whether the user's primary input mechanism can hover over elements.

Syntax

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

none
The primary input mechanism cannot hover at all or cannot conveniently hover (e.g., many mobile devices emulate hovering when the user performs an inconvenient long tap), or there is no primary pointing input mechanism.
hover
The primary input mechanism can conveniently hover over elements.

Examples

HTML

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

CSS

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

Result

Specifications

Specification
Media Queries Level 4 (Media Queries 4)
# hover

Browser compatibility

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See also