HTML abbr tag

HTML abbr tag: The <abbr> tag defines the acronyms or abbreviations. The <abbr> tag is used along with a title attribute to associate a full-text explanation with an abbreviation or acronym. Website visitors do not see the text in the title attribute, but browsers, search engines, and assistive technologies to use this information.

Example: Mr., Mrs.,  Desc. etc

HTML abbr tag

The <abbr> tag supports global and event attributes.

Syntax: <abbr title> Short form </abbr>

Browser compatibility

The <abbr> tag is supported by different types of browsers. They are as follows:

  • Chrome
  • Firefox
  • Safari
  • InternetExplorer
  • Opera


<!DOCTYPE html>
<p>The <abbr title="FRESHERSNOW TUTORIALS">FNT</abbr> is a tutorial website.</p>


The FNT is a tutorial website.