HTML tag

HTML tag is used to represent an acronym or abbreviation of a longer word or phrase, such as www, HTML, HTTP, etc. The content written between tags renders with dotted underline in some browser.

This tag can be used with "title" attribute (optional), and the value of title attribute will be pop-up when the mouse hovers over the content written between tag.


Following are some specifications about the HTML tag

Display Inline
Start tag/End tag Both Start tag and End tag
Usage Semantic/Textual


With title Attribute:

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Without title Attribute:

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Global attributes:

The tag supports the global attributes.

Event Attributes:

The tag supports the event attributes.

Supporting Browsers

Element chrome browser Chrome ie browser IE firefox browser Firefox opera browser Opera safari browser Safari
Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
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