I am trying to completely remove a label boundary/border (bubble) that by default appears when using my labels of a point GeoJSON layer.

The layer I have is defined as below:

var points_layer = new L.geoJson(points, {
    onEachFeature: onEachPointFeature,
    pointToLayer: function (feature, latlng) {
         return L.circleMarker(latlng, labelMarkerOptions);

the options for the label are

var labelMarkerOptions = {
  opacity: 0,
  fillOpacity: 0,
  fill: 'false',
  interactive: false


the oneachFeature function is

function onEachPointFeature(feature, layer) {
  if (feature.properties) {
     layer.bindTooltip(feature.properties.v2_number.toString(), {permanent: true, className: 'labelstyle'});

using the style below I was able to remove almost all of the borders around the label text but a small white triangle remains next to the label which I cannot get rid of. This somehow seems to be a svg path or something (but can determine what it really is fully or where it comes from exactly).

How can I accomplish this?

.labelstyle {
      all: revert;
    color: green;
    font-weight: 700;
    fillColor: none;
    fillOpacity: 0;
    background-color: none;
    border-color: none;
    background: none;
    border: none;
    box-shadow: none;
    margin: 0px;
    cursor: none;
    direction: 'center';
    interactive: false;
    fill: false;

Below is how the remaining border of the original bubble is currently looking. The White triangles to the right of the green labels is (what is there by default) and what I would like to get rid of

current map with 2 green labels and unwanted white triangles

I do not think that this is a duplicate of Overriding Leaflet tooltip style? because that is where I started using the tips in there but still could not get the white triangle styled at all.

Anyone has insight how to alter my css to make the triangle disappear ?

  • Can you post a screenshot of what you are referring too as the "bubble" you want to move? – whyzar May 25 '17 at 19:34

You can add this to your CSS:

.leaflet-popup-tip-container {
    display: none;

Check out this example.

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If you're okay with the labels being centered, then centering the tooltip text removes the white directional triangles.


    layer.bindTooltip(feature.properties.v2_number.toString(), {direction: "center", permanent: true, className: 'labelstyle'});

Documentation in Tooltip options, 'direction'

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In leaflet.css you'll find this:

.leaflet-tooltip-right:before {
    position: absolute;
    pointer-events: none;
    border: 6px solid transparent;
    background: transparent;
    content: "";

You have to change the border to 0px to get rid of the triangles :)

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