abbr (Abbreviation) Tag

<Abbr> (Abbreviation Tag)


Abbr Tag element is used to display the abbreviation for a text.
<abbr title="Title">Text</abbr> Content

Example Code:

Result :

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  • To view the abbreviation, just hover/move the mouse cursor over the underlined text (acronym) in a content.
  • "Title" attribute is used to provide expansion to an acronym. It is mandatory to use this attribute.
  • Just mention the expansion of the abbreviation inside the title attribute.
It is available in previous versions of HTML.
It supports both Global Attributes and Event Attributes in HTML5.


It will function in all major browsers.

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