How works ACRONYM Tag in HTML | HTML Tags

ACRONYM (<acronym>) Tag

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The <acronym> tag in HTML acts like an inline element used to define the acronym. The working is identical to <abbr tag> except one difference i.e. <acronym> tag is not supported in HTML5.

Due, to this reason, this tag is deprecated, nowadays <abbr tag> is more preferred.

Use of <acronym> tag

It can be used to give mandatory information to browsers, search engines or any translation systems. Whenever there is a need to shorten any phrase, this tag is applicable.

Browsers Support:

Google Chrome
Internet Explorer


<!DOCTYPE html>  
<title> Acronym Tag </title>
<h2> acronym tag example </h2>
<p><b> Hover mouse over the content and see the acronym </b></p>
<acronym title="Hypertext Markup Language"> HTML </acronym>
<p><strong>Note:</strong> The acronym element is not supported in HTML5. /p>



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