HTML Tag Reference - HTML tag <acronym>

<acronym> displays a message or abbreviation. The value of the <acronym> element's title attribute specifies the message that will be displayed in a tooltip.

This tag is often confused with <abbr> and is not included in HTML5 as of late 2009.

Browser compatibility

<acronym> Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes

What's new in HTML5

The <acronym> tag is deprecated in HTML5. Use the <abbr> tag instead.

Global Attributes

The <acronym> tag supports the Global Attributes in HTML.

Event Attributes

The <acronym> tag supports the Event Attributes in HTML.

Default CSS Settings



A demo showing how to use acronym tag.

     <acronym title="Hyper Text Markup Language">HTML</acronym> <br/>
     <p><acronym title="Extensible Markup Language">XML</acronym>

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