HTML for CPC Acronym

when CPC means Cost Per Click

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 CPC stands for Cost Per Click 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/Cost-Per-Click/" title="Cost Per Click"
onclick="if (confirm('CPC stands for Cost Per Click')) return false;"
>
<abbr>CPC</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 Cost Per Click, the meaning of the acronym CPC, 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/Cost-Per-Click/" title="Cost Per Click"
onclick="if (confirm('CPC stands for Cost Per Click')) return false;"
>
<dfn><abbr title="Cost Per Click">CPC</abbr>
</a> is ...(definition of Cost Per Click)....</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 CPC acronym shows the expanded meaning of the acronym):

A CPC is ...(definition of "Cost Per Click")....

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

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

When we use the acronym CPC it is the abbreviation for Cost Per Click.

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

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