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Provide in-context help or hints to users
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Story: As a user I want to get further information about an interface element if I am unsure what it means.

This is usually done via a tooltip. In HTML we can use the standard title element. The position of the tooltip is managed by the browser.

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The text in the title needs to be translatable. If there is no translation it should fall back to other values and/or not display the hint.

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One reason for not having tooltips is/was, that tablets/phones can't display them on hover. (thanks to @JeroenDeDauw for telling me about this reasoning)
This is totally valid for not relying on them. However, if we can easily improve usability for desktop users by using them, we should do it imho.

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