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HTML for ADFs Acronym

when ADFs means Application Development Frameworks

New! Now updated with the inheritance rules for the title attribute in HTML 5

The easiest way to create HTML code indicating that the acronym ADFs stands for Application Development Frameworks is to simply include the acronym in an HTML <a> tag and an abbreviation tag (not an acronym tag):

<a href="http://www.Acronyms.net/terms/a/Application-Development-Frameworks/" title="Application Development Frameworks"
onclick="if (confirm('ADFs stands for Application Development Frameworks')) return false;"
>
<abbr>ADFs</abbr>
</a>

This is the recommended code for both HTML 4 browsers and HTML 5 browsers. Some browsers, most notably IE, do not activate help when the title attribute is coded on the <abbr> tag, but they do work as expected for titles on the <a> tag. The <abbr> tag inherits its title attribute from the parent <a> tag.

If you are creating HTML code for the definition of Application Development Frameworks, the meaning of the acronym ADFs, then include a <dfn> definition tag around the <abbr> abbreviation tag and follow the entire HTML code for the hypertext link with the definition of the term:

<p>A <a href="http://www.Acronyms.net/terms/a/Application-Development-Frameworks/" title="Application Development Frameworks"
onclick="if (confirm('ADFs stands for Application Development Frameworks')) return false;"
>
<dfn><abbr title="Application Development Frameworks">ADFs</abbr>
</a> is ...(definition of Application Development Frameworks)....</p>

The <dfn> tag gets the term being defined from the title attribute of the <abbr> tag. The result should look like this (hovering your mouse over the ADFs acronym shows the expanded meaning of the acronym):

A ADFs is ...(definition of "Application Development Frameworks")....

If you are creating HTML code that simply expands the acronym then indicate that it is the ADFs acronymn which is being defined using an HTML <dfn> tag with a title attribute around the <abbr> tag and follow the HTML for the hypertext link with the acronym definition:

<p>When we use the acronym <a href="http://www.Acronyms.net/terms/a/Application-Development-Frameworks/" title="Application Development Frameworks"
onclick="if (confirm('ADFs stands for Application Development Frameworks')) return false;"
>
<dfn title="ADFs"><abbr title="Application Development Frameworks">ADFs</abbr></dfn>
</a> it is the abbreviation for Application Development Frameworks.</p>

The result should look like this (hovering your mouse over the ADFs acronym shows the definition):

When we use the acronym ADFs it is the abbreviation for Application Development Frameworks.

Acronym Vocabulary URI Declaration

For the remaining examples, the Acronym Vocabulary namespace URI needs to be declared for use with element tag names and attribute values. For an HTML web page, the beginning of the file should look like this:

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>
<!DOCTYPE html [
<!ENTITY at "http://Acronyms.net/terms/">
<!ENTITY av "http://Acronyms.net/vocabulary/">
]>
<html xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml" xmlns:av="&av;">
<head>
<style type="text/css">
.hide { display: none }
</style>
...

This only needs to be done once per document file.

XLink simple link

First, declare the vocabulary as shown above. Then, add acronyms as follows:

<a href="http://www.Acronyms.net/terms/a/Application-Development-Frameworks/" title="Application Development Frameworks"
xlink:type="simple"
xlink:href="http://www.Acronyms.net/terms/a/Application-Development-Frameworks/"
xlink:arcrole="&av;definedAt"
xlink:role="&av;definition"
xlink:title="Application Development Frameworks"
xlink:show="new"
xlink:actuate="onRequest"
>
<abbr
xlink:type="simple"
xlink:href="&at;Application-Development-Frameworks"
xlink:arcrole="&av;standsFor"
xlink:role="&av;term"
xlink:title="ADFs - Application Development Frameworks"
xlink:show="new"
xlink:actuate="onRequest"
>ADFs</abbr></dfn>
</a>

XLink extended link

First, declare the vocabulary as shown above. Then, add acronyms as follows:

<a xlink:type="extended" href="http://www.Acronyms.net/terms/a/Application-Development-Frameworks/" title="Application Development Frameworks">
<abbr xlink:type="resource" xlink:label="acronym">ADFs</abbr>
<span class="hide" xlink:type="resource" xlink:label="verbal" xlink:title="pronunciation">a d f's</span>
<span class="hide" xlink:type="resource" xlink:label="expand" xlink:title="expansion">Application Development Frameworks</span>
<span class="hide" xlink:type="locator" xlink:label="term" xlink:role="&av;term" xlink:href="&at;Application-Development-Frameworks" xlink:title="Application Development Frameworks"/>
<span class="hide" xlink:type="locator" xlink:label="definition" xlink:role="&av;definition" xlink:href="http://www.Acronyms.net/terms/a/Application-Development-Frameworks/" xlink:title="Application Development Frameworks"/>
<span class="hide" xlink:type="locator" xlink:label="finder" xlink:role="&av;reference" xlink:href="http://www.Acronyms.net/reference/a/ADFs#Application-Development-Frameworks" xlink:title="ADFs - Application Development Frameworks"/>
<span class="hide" xlink:type="arc" xlink:from="acronym" xlink:arcrole="&av;pronounceAs" xlink:to="verbal" xlink:actuate="onLoad"/>
<span class="hide" xlink:type="arc" xlink:from="acronym" xlink:arcrole="&av;expandsTo" xlink:to="expand"/>
<span class="hide" xlink:type="arc" xlink:from="acronym" xlink:arcrole="&av;standsFor" xlink:to="term"/>
<span class="hide" xlink:type="arc" xlink:from="term" xlink:arcrole="&av;definedAt" xlink:to="definition" xlink:show="new" xlink:actuate="onRequest"/>
<span class="hide" xlink:type="arc" xlink:from="acronym" xlink:arcrole="&av;foundAt" xlink:to="finder" xlink:show="new" xlink:actuate="onRequest"/>
</a>

embedded RDF metadata

First, declare the vocabulary as shown above. Then, add acronyms as follows:

<a href="http://www.Acronyms.net/terms/a/Application-Development-Frameworks/" title="Application Development Frameworks">
<abbr>ADFs</abbr>
</a>

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