HTML acronym

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HTML Element ACRONYM

Definition and Usage

The <acronym> tag defines an acronym (e.g., WAC, radar, laser, etc.). Do not confuse with an abbreviated form (e.g., WWW, HTTP, URI, Mass., etc.).


Examples

<p><acronym title="Light Amplification by Stimulated Emission of Radiation">laser</acronym></p>
<p><acronym lang="fr" title="Communauté économique européenne">CEE</acronym></p>
Good

laser

CEE


Attributes

Optional attributes

None

Standard Attributes

id, class, title, style, dir, lang

Event Attributes

onclick, ondblclick, onmousedown, onmouseup, onmouseover, onmousemove, onmouseout, onkeypress, onkeydown, onkeyup


Tags in Tag

  • Fontstyle

TT, I, B, BIG, SMALL

  • Phrase

EM, STRONG, DFN, CODE, SAMP, KBD, VAR, CITE, ABBR, ACRONYM


References


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