How to position the tip arrow of bootstrap popover next to a text field- CSS/Jquery

Tags: javascript,jquery,css,twitter-bootstrap

Problem :

I tried the various answers from the other questions posted on stack overflow, but haven't found any luck yet in positioning the tip arrow of the bootstrap popover. html:

<input type = "text" id="account_create"/>


       'top': $('#account_create').offset().top + 'px',
       'left': $('#account_create').offset().left +'px'

The above code for inlining the popover with the text field. however this is what im getting:

enter image description here

Ideally i would want to align the popover and the arrow next to the text field ( the first one), but it constantly keeps jumping next to the second text field.

Any ideas, suggestions on how this can be achieved??


Solution :

Simply place both the input field and popover in the same div and give that div position relative and the popover position absolute then left 0

<div class="parent">
    <div class="popover"></div>

.parent { 
    position: relative:
.popover {
    position: absolute;
    left: 0;

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