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The <acronym> tag in HTML is used to define the acronym. The <acronym> tag is used to spell out another word. It is used to give useful information to browsers, translation systems, and search engines. This tag is not supported in HTML 5 otherwise use <abbr> Tag.

Syntax: 

<acronym title=""> Short Form </acronym>

Attribute:

This tag accepts an optional attribute as mentioned above and described below:

Attribute Value

Description

title

It is used to specify extra information about the element. When the mouse moves over the element then it shows the information.

Example: In this example, we will see code by using the HTML acronym Tag.

html

<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
 
<body>
  <h1>
    GeeksforGeeks
  </h1>
  <h2>
    This is HTML acronym Tag
  </h2>
  <acronym title="GeeksforGeeks">
    GFG
  </acronym>
  <br>
  <acronym title="Operating System">
    OS
  </acronym>
</body>
 
</html>

                    

Output: 

Screenshot-from-2023-06-30-16-34-32.png

acronym Tag

Supported Browser: 

  • Google Chrome 1
  • Edge 12
  • Firefox 1
  • Opera 15 above
  • Safari 1

Last Updated : 28 Dec, 2023
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