For this example to work properly, the following CSS code must be placed in MediaWiki:Wikia.css

/* Basic hover example */
.show-when-hovering {
    display: none;
.hover-container:hover .show-when-hovering {
    display: inline;
.hover-container:hover .hide-when-hovering {
    display: none;

HTML / wikitextEdit

The following HTML or wikitext code is used on this wiki page:

<span class="hover-container">
'''Always visible'''
<span class="hide-when-hovering" style="color:red">This should disappear when you hover over it</span>
<span class="show-when-hovering" style="color:blue">This should only appear while hovering</span>


Always visible

This should disappear when you hover over it

This should only appear while hovering