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HTML acronym Tag

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Published Jun 29, 2017
Updated Oct 2, 2019

HTML acronym: Main Tips

  • HTML <acronym> element marked a specific sequence of letters or characters as an acronym.
  • By adding the title attribute to the opening <acronym> tag in HTML, an explanation was related to the acronym.
  • You should not use the deprecated <acronym> element. Apply <abbr> instead.
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How acronym Was Used

HTML <acronym> element defined acronyms by leaving a special marking on them. The title attribute provided full-text explanation.

Example
I'm going to <acronym title="Be Right Back">brb</acronym>

Warning: the HTML <acronym> is deprecated and should no longer be used.

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