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HTML <acronym> Tag. Not Supported in HTML5.


Example

The acronyms marked are:

Would i be able to get this <acronym title="as soon as possible">ASAP</acronym>?
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Definition and Usage

HTML5 not support <acronym> label. please use <abbr> The label replaces it.

<acronym> Tags define acronyms.

If the acronym is a word, it can be read out, such as NATO, NASA, ASAP, GUI.

By marking only acronyms, you can provide useful information to browsers, spell checkers, translation systems, and search engine indexers.


Browser Support

Element
<acronym> Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes


Differences Between HTML 4.01 and HTML5

HTML5 not support <acronym> label,HTML 4.01 stand by <acronym>label.

Standard attributes

In HTML 4.01,<acronym>Tags support the following standard attributes:

attribute value description
class classname Specifies the class name of the element
dir rtl
ltr
Specify the text direction of the content in the element
id id Specifies the unique id of the element
lang language_code Specifies the language code of the content in the element
style style_definition Specifies the inline style of the element
title text Specify additional information for the element
xml: lang language_code Specifies the language code of element content in XHTML documents

Event attributes

In HTML 4.01,<acronym> The tag supports the following event attributes:

attribute value description
onclick script Execute script when mouse is clicked
ondblclick script Execute script when mouse is double clicked
onmousedown script Execute script when mouse button is pressed
onmousemove script Execute script when mouse pointer moves
onmouseout script Execute the script when the mouse pointer moves out of an element
onmouseover script Execute the script when the mouse pointer hovers over an element
onmouseup script Execute script when mouse button is released
onkeydown script Execute script when keyboard is pressed
onkeypress script Execute the script when the keyboard is pressed and released
onkeyup script Script is executed when the keyboard is released