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HTML | <td> abbr Attribute
  • Last Updated : 26 Jun, 2019

The HTML <td> abbr attribute is used to specify the shorter version of the content. This attribute is not supported by HTML 5. It does not describe any visual effect but it is used by screen readers.

Syntax:

<td abbr="text">

Attribute Values:

  • text: It contains the short description of cell content.

Example:




<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
  
<head>
    <title>
      HTML td abbr Attribute
  </title>
</head>
  
<body>
    <h1>GeeksforGeeks</h1>
  
    <h2>HTML td abbr Attribute</h2>
  
    <table border="1">
        <tr>
            <th>NAME</th>
            <th>AGE</th>
            <th>BRANCH</th>
        </tr>
  
        <tr>
            <td abbr="name of student">BITTU</td>
            <td abbr="age of student">22</td>
            <td abbr="branch name">CSE</td>
        </tr>
  
        <tr>
            <td>RAKESH</td>
            <td>25</td>
            <td>EC</td>
        </tr>
    </table>
</body>
  
</html>

Output:

Supported Browsers: The browser supported by HTML <td> abbr attribute are listed below:

  • Google Chrome
  • Internet Explorer
  • Firefox
  • Safari
  • Opera



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