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How would/should I use qTip2 to display the the_content(); of a WordPress post?

I've been trying to accomplish this for a month now. I got it working once, but it wouldn't display the content that was placed after a <br>. I no longer have the code, unfortunately.

I found the code, which worked before, but sadly, couldn't handle line breaks, <br>: http://jsfiddle.net/jv8WN/7/

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Why don't you show us what you have so far? Or did you mean you have no code at all? I understood that you don't have any working code. – tfrommen Mar 26 '13 at 11:08
I've updated the question with the code I used once. – Frederick Andersen Mar 26 '13 at 11:11
You have any idea, @tf? – Frederick Andersen Mar 26 '13 at 11:47
Well, I looked into the fiddle, but what I (or other people here) need, is some actual example bringing this into WordPress context. How/Where did you include qTip to display the content? What is not working? – tfrommen Mar 26 '13 at 11:55
Well, in the Fiddle, when you hover over the BMW-logo, the text Hello, I'm text! will appear. That text is taken from a WordPress post I made called BMW Sponsor with the content, Hello, I'm text!. The logos are all posts displayed in a top-bar with a featured image. The problem I have, is when I display text in WordPress' text-editor and I hit Enter to skip down a line or two, the text after the line break won't display in the tooltip. Why is that? – Frederick Andersen Mar 26 '13 at 12:03

Here's a possible solution:

<div id="sponsors">
<div class="wrap">
        <h1><span>Our Corporate Sponsors</span></h1>

    <ul class="lcp_catlist">
             <h5 class="header-sponsor-title"><a href="http://dacc.fredrixdesign.com/global-imports-bmw-2/" title="Global Imports BMW">Global Imports BMW</a></h5><a href="http://dacc.fredrixdesign.com/global-imports-bmw-2/"><img width="50" height="50" src="http://dacc.fredrixdesign.com/wp-content/uploads/bmw-150x150.jpg" class="attachment-50x50 wp-post-image" alt="DACC Sponsor" /></a>

            <span>Hello, I'm text!</span>
             <h5 class="header-sponsor-title"><a href="http://dacc.fredrixdesign.com/caroline-e-taylor-llc-2/" title="Caroline E. Taylor, LLC">Caroline E. Taylor, LLC</a></h5><a href="http://dacc.fredrixdesign.com/caroline-e-taylor-llc-2/"><img width="50" height="50" src="http://dacc.fredrixdesign.com/wp-content/uploads/caroline-e-taylor-150x150.jpg" class="attachment-50x50 wp-post-image" alt="DACC Sponsor" /></a>

                <p>Me too!<br />New line.</p>
                <p>But I have several lines, yay!</p>


As I'm using span instead of p, I had to adapt the CSS:

#sponsors .wrap .lcp_catlist li span {
    display: none;


        $(document).ready(function () {
            $('.lcp_catlist a img').each(function () {
                    content: $(this).parent().next('span')[0].innerHTML

Basically, you just have to wrap the post content into span tags, that's it.

The Fiddle: http://jsfiddle.net/jv8WN/33/

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I haven't had the chance to test it yet. Will this work with the_content();? The idea with this is it has to work through the WordPress Text Editor. – Frederick Andersen Mar 31 '13 at 0:51

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