<acronym> Tag Not Supported in HTML5
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<acronym> element defines an acronym. It is used to indicate a sequence of characters that is made up of the first letters of the words of a phrase such as 'WWW', 'HTML', etc.
The following table summarizes the usages context and the version history of this tag.
|Content:||Inline and text|
|Start/End Tag:||Start tag: required, End tag: required|
|Version:||HTML 4, 4.01|
Warning: Do not use this tag since it is a non-standard tag and has been deprecated in HTML 4.01 and obsolete since HTML5. Use the
<abbr> tag instead.
The basic syntax of the
<acronym> tag is given with:
The example below shows the
<acronym> tag in action.
ExampleTry this code »
<p>The <acronym title="Hyper Text Markup Language">HTML</acronym> is the publishing language of the World Wide Web.</p>
<acronym> tag doesn't have any specific attribute.
<acronym> tag is supported in all major modern browsers.
See tutorial on: HTML Text Formatting.