HTML <abbr> Tag

The <abbr> element in HTML is used to set acronym and abbreviations. Since the <acronym> tag deprecated in HTML5, use <abbr>. Following are the examples of acronyms−

  • B2B: Business to business
  • B2C: Business to consumer
  • CMS: Content Management System
  • PPC: Pay Per Click
  • ROI: Return On Investment
  • CTA: Call To Action

Following are the examples of abbreviations−

  • Mr : Mister
  • Dr. : Doctor
  • St: Street
  • Km: Kilometer

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Published on 19-Jun-2019 10:39:43