HTML <abbr> tag
An abbreviation is marked up as follows:
The <abbr title="World Health Organization">WHO</abbr> was founded in 1948.
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Definition and Usage
The <abbr> tag describes an abbreviated phrase.
By marking up abbreviations you can give useful information to browsers, spellcheckers,
screen readers, translation systems and search-engines.
The <abbr> tag is supported in all major browsers.
Note: The <abbr> tag is not supported in IE 6 or earlier versions.
Differences Between HTML and XHTML
Tips and Notes
Tip: The title attribute is used to show the full version of the expression when
you mouse over the abbreviation.
|id, class, title, style, dir, lang, xml:lang
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|onclick, ondblclick, onmousedown, onmouseup, onmouseover, onmousemove, onmouseout, onkeypress, onkeydown, onkeyup
For a full description, go to Event Attributes.
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