Text following mouse

Written by @kerixa 21 August 2012

Putting a beautiful and special style for the cursor will make your website more beautiful and your website visitors will stay on your website longer. In the following code a text rotates around the cursor and wherever the mouse cursor goes, the text moves and follows the cursor. You can change this text to what you want and enjoy!

Code Snippet:

                                                
                                                <!-- this script is provided by www.javascriptfreecode.com coded by: Kerixa Inc. -->
<!-- START OF Mouse Cursor Text Trailer DHTML -->


<!-- SUMMARY BRIEF

	This DHTML script will make a text message follow
	your cursor around the screen. You can change the
	message to say whatever you want.

	You can change the font face, color and size in
	the .trailersytle tag below. You can change the message
	in the javascript below that. Just look for the 
	comment that says "Insert your personal message below."

-->


<!-- Put this portion of the script inside of your <HEAD> tag -->


<style>
.trailerstyle {
	position: absolute;
	visibility: visible;
	top: -50px;
	font-size: 12px;
	font-family: Arial,Helvetica,Verdana;
      	font-weight: bold;
	color: #000000;
}
</style>

<script>
<!--

var x,y
var step=20
var flag=0

// Insert your personal message below.
// Important: Do NOT remove the space at the end of the sentence!!!

var message=" www.javascriptfreecode.com "
message=message.split("")

var xpos=new Array()
for (i=0;i<=message.length-1;i++) {
	xpos[i]=-50
}

var ypos=new Array()
for (i=0;i<=message.length-1;i++) {
	ypos[i]=-50
}

function handlerMM(e){
	x = (document.layers) ? e.pageX : document.body.scrollLeft+event.clientX
	y = (document.layers) ? e.pageY : document.body.scrollTop+event.clientY
	flag=1
}

function mousetrailer() {
	if (flag==1 && document.all) {
    	for (i=message.length-1; i>=1; i--) {
   			xpos[i]=xpos[i-1]+step
			ypos[i]=ypos[i-1]
    	}
		xpos[0]=x+step
		ypos[0]=y
	
		for (i=0; i<message.length-1; i++) {
    		var thisspan = eval("span"+(i)+".style")
    		thisspan.posLeft=xpos[i]
			thisspan.posTop=ypos[i]
    	}
	}
	
	else if (flag==1 && document.layers) {
    	for (i=message.length-1; i>=1; i--) {
   			xpos[i]=xpos[i-1]+step
			ypos[i]=ypos[i-1]
    	}
		xpos[0]=x+step
		ypos[0]=y
	
		for (i=0; i<message.length-1; i++) {
    		var thisspan = eval("document.span"+i)
    		thisspan.left=xpos[i]
			thisspan.top=ypos[i]
    	}
	}
		var timer=setTimeout("mousetrailer()",30)
}

//-->
</script>


<!-- Put this code inside of your <BODY> tag. -->


<script>
<!--

for (i=0;i<=message.length-1;i++) {
    document.write("<span id='span"+i+"' class='trailerstyle'>")
	document.write(message[i])
    document.write("</span>")
}

if (document.layers){
	document.captureEvents(Event.MOUSEMOVE);
}
document.onmousemove = handlerMM;

//-->
</script>


<!-- Lastly, insert the following into the <BODY> tag, itself, just like the example that follows. -->



<body onLoad="mousetrailer()" style="width:100%;overflow-x:hidden;overflow-y:scroll"></body>
<!-- END OF Mouse Cursor Text Trailer DHTML --><a target='_blank' href='www.javascriptfreecode.com' style='font-size: 8pt; text-decoration: none'>JavaScript Best Codes</a>                                                
                                            

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About @kerixa

I am Krishna Eydat. I studied Software Engineering at University of Waterloo in Canada. I lead a few tech companies. I am passionate about the way we are connected. I would like to be part of something big or be the big deal!

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