HTML 5: The Markup Language (ARIA Edition)

abbrabbreviation # T

The abbr element represents an abbreviation or acronym.

Permitted contents #

Permitted attributes #

global attributes
Any attributes permitted globally.
aria = #
(detailed attribute description to come)

Tag omission #

An abbr element must have both a start tag and an end tag.

Permitted parent elements #

any element that can contain phrasing elements

Details #

The title attribute on the abbr element represents the expansion of the abbreviation or acronym.

DOM interface #

Uses HTMLElement.