How can tooltips be currently added to abbreviations as long as the <abbr> HTML tag is unsupported?

Is there a Markdown equivalent or other workaround?

IMHO, hyperlinks with titles do a decent job.

Otherwise, if you feel the need to explain an abbreviation because it's not commonly used, you should introduce it, just like you would do in an article written on paper.

  • See the source code of this post to see how the abbreviation/link works. – Glorfindel Dec 5 at 20:18
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    Urban Dictionary may be blocked in some cases due to NSFW content. A better website to explain common internet abbreviations is internetslang.com. – Sonic the Inclusive Hedgehog Dec 5 at 22:01
  • Right, I'll try to remember next time. OTOH, AFAIK everybody knows what that abbreviation means :) – Glorfindel Dec 6 at 6:19

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