HTML <acronym> Tag

This tag is not supported in HTML5, use the <abbr> tag instead.

Description

The <acronym> HTML element indicates that the text is an acronym. Unlike the abbreviation, an acronym is an established abbreviation that is used as an independent word or text.

Properties

Permitted Parents
Any element that accepts phrasing content
Content
Inline and text
Start/End Tags
Start tag: required, End tag: required

Example

HTML
Most web page editors are <acronym title="What You See Is What You Get">WYSIWYG</acronym>
Result

Attributes

None

Global Attributes

None

Event Attributes

None

Browser Support

Desktop
Explorer Edge Chrome Firefox Opera Safari
YesYesYesYesYesYes
Tablets / Mobile
Android Chrome Firefox Opera Safari Samsung
YesYesYesYesYesYes