August 12, 2006

Uncommon XHTML Tags, Part 2

Similar to the <abbr> </abbr> is the acronym tag: <acronym> </acronym>.

The acronym tag should be used at the very least on any site a beginner or student to the site's content would visit. It's also a good idea to use to prevent any confusion on an acronym. Most browsers will have a small, yellow tag appear (showing the contents of the title attribute) when the mouse cursor hovers over the text enclosed in the acronym tag.

For example: Am I talking about HAN or HAN? PHP or PHP?
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