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HTML Abbr Tag

Reference on the abbr tag. Including its useful example, and a list of the allowed attributes.

Edited: 2014-12-28 07:13

The HTML abbr element, stands for abbreviation. And it is used to markup a shortened form of a word or phrase. I.E. LBD for Learn By Doing


Standard Attributes

AttrsOther AttributesCommon, Event, I18nSTF

DTD. Defines which document type the attribute is allowed. S=Strict, T=Transitional, F=Frameset.


The below shows how to shorten the pharse Learn By Doing, using abbr tags to apply the approiate semantic meaning.

 <abbr title="Learn By Doing">LBD</abbr>