Acronyms and abbreviations
The abbr element identifies an acronym or abbreviation in close proximity to its fully spelled-out defining word or phrase.
A browser may display the title attribute as a tooltip when the mouse is positioned over the text.
- When an acronym is the target, the title attribute spells out the individual words of the acronym.
- When an abbreviation is the target, the title attribute provides the full, unabbreviated word itself.