acronym

FilterElements

<acronym> ... </acronym>

Not in HTML5. Indicates an acronym. In HTML5, authors are advised to use abbr instead.

Start/End Tags

Required/Required

Specifications

  • HTML 4.01
<acronym title="World Wide Web">WWW</acronym>

Rendered Example

WWW

acronym does not affect visual rendering. Browsers may display the title value as a tooltip. Assistive devices may speak the full title.