HTML for CLP Acronym

when CLP means Command Line Processor

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 CLP stands for Command Line Processor 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/c/Command-Line-Processor/" title="Command Line Processor"
onclick="if (confirm('CLP stands for Command Line Processor')) return false;"
>
<abbr>CLP</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 Command Line Processor, the meaning of the acronym CLP, 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/c/Command-Line-Processor/" title="Command Line Processor"
onclick="if (confirm('CLP stands for Command Line Processor')) return false;"
>
<dfn><abbr title="Command Line Processor">CLP</abbr>
</a> is ...(definition of Command Line Processor)....</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 CLP acronym shows the expanded meaning of the acronym):

A CLP is ...(definition of "Command Line Processor")....

If you are creating HTML code that simply expands the acronym then indicate that it is the CLP 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/c/Command-Line-Processor/" title="Command Line Processor"
onclick="if (confirm('CLP stands for Command Line Processor')) return false;"
>
<dfn title="CLP"><abbr title="Command Line Processor">CLP</abbr></dfn>
</a> it is the abbreviation for Command Line Processor.</p>

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

When we use the acronym CLP it is the abbreviation for Command Line Processor.

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/c/Command-Line-Processor/" title="Command Line Processor"
xlink:type="simple"
xlink:href="http://www.Acronyms.net/terms/c/Command-Line-Processor/"
xlink:arcrole="&av;definedAt"
xlink:role="&av;definition"
xlink:title="Command Line Processor"
xlink:show="new"
xlink:actuate="onRequest"
>
<abbr
xlink:type="simple"
xlink:href="&at;Command-Line-Processor"
xlink:arcrole="&av;standsFor"
xlink:role="&av;term"
xlink:title="CLP - Command Line Processor"
xlink:show="new"
xlink:actuate="onRequest"
>CLP</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/c/Command-Line-Processor/" title="Command Line Processor">
<abbr xlink:type="resource" xlink:label="acronym">CLP</abbr>
<span class="hide" xlink:type="resource" xlink:label="verbal" xlink:title="pronunciation">c l p</span>
<span class="hide" xlink:type="resource" xlink:label="expand" xlink:title="expansion">Command Line Processor</span>
<span class="hide" xlink:type="locator" xlink:label="term" xlink:role="&av;term" xlink:href="&at;Command-Line-Processor" xlink:title="Command Line Processor"/>
<span class="hide" xlink:type="locator" xlink:label="definition" xlink:role="&av;definition" xlink:href="http://www.Acronyms.net/terms/c/Command-Line-Processor/" xlink:title="Command Line Processor"/>
<span class="hide" xlink:type="locator" xlink:label="finder" xlink:role="&av;reference" xlink:href="http://www.Acronyms.net/reference/c/CLP#Command-Line-Processor" xlink:title="CLP - Command Line Processor"/>
<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/c/Command-Line-Processor/" title="Command Line Processor">
<abbr>CLP</abbr>
</a>

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