<acronym>

The <acronym> element was used to highlight acronyms before it was deprecated. The <abbr> tag is used instead. When the tag is used, the acronym will be signified with a dotted underline for the word or phrase.

Syntax

<p>
A great place to learn to code is <acronym title="Codecademy">CC</acronym>
</p>

The title attribute adds meaning of the acronym. It is not required but, when omitted, nothing will happen when it is hovered over.

Example

<p>
Tomorrow I'll be heading to the Kennedy Space Center to learn about the
National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA). Touring through the
rockets used in
<acronym title="National Aeronautics and Space Administration">NASA</acronym>
will be such fun!
</p>

Acronym example

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