HTML acronym Tag

HTML <acronym> Tag: The <acronym> tag defines the acronym. It is used for spelling out another word. It is supported by HTML 4.01 but it is not supported in HTML5. This tag helps in giving useful information to browsers, search-engines and translating systems.

HTML <acronym> Tag

Marking acronym gives useful information to browsers and search engines.

Syntax: <acronym title> Short Form </acronym>



Browser compatibility

The <acronym> tag is supported by different types of browsers.

  • Chrome
  • Firefox
  • Safari
  • InternetExplorer
  • Opera

Example:

<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
<body>
Can I get this <acronym title="as soon as possible">ASAP</acronym>?
<p><strong>Note:</strong> The acronym element is not supported in HTML5.</p>
</body>
</html>

Output:    

Can I get this ASAP?

Note: The acronym element is not supported in HTML5.