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HTML for HSDPA Acronym

when HSDPA means High-Speed Downlink Packet Access

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 HSDPA stands for High-Speed Downlink Packet Access 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/h/High-Speed-Downlink-Packet-Access/" title="High-Speed Downlink Packet Access"
onclick="if (confirm('HSDPA stands for High-Speed Downlink Packet Access')) return false;"
>
<abbr>HSDPA</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 High-Speed Downlink Packet Access, the meaning of the acronym HSDPA, 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/h/High-Speed-Downlink-Packet-Access/" title="High-Speed Downlink Packet Access"
onclick="if (confirm('HSDPA stands for High-Speed Downlink Packet Access')) return false;"
>
<dfn><abbr title="High-Speed Downlink Packet Access">HSDPA</abbr>
</a> is ...(definition of High-Speed Downlink Packet Access)....</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 HSDPA acronym shows the expanded meaning of the acronym):

A HSDPA is ...(definition of "High-Speed Downlink Packet Access")....

If you are creating HTML code that simply expands the acronym then indicate that it is the HSDPA 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/h/High-Speed-Downlink-Packet-Access/" title="High-Speed Downlink Packet Access"
onclick="if (confirm('HSDPA stands for High-Speed Downlink Packet Access')) return false;"
>
<dfn title="HSDPA"><abbr title="High-Speed Downlink Packet Access">HSDPA</abbr></dfn>
</a> it is the abbreviation for High-Speed Downlink Packet Access.</p>

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

When we use the acronym HSDPA it is the abbreviation for High-Speed Downlink Packet Access.

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/h/High-Speed-Downlink-Packet-Access/" title="High-Speed Downlink Packet Access"
xlink:type="simple"
xlink:href="http://www.Acronyms.net/terms/h/High-Speed-Downlink-Packet-Access/"
xlink:arcrole="&av;definedAt"
xlink:role="&av;definition"
xlink:title="High-Speed Downlink Packet Access"
xlink:show="new"
xlink:actuate="onRequest"
>
<abbr
xlink:type="simple"
xlink:href="&at;High-Speed-Downlink-Packet-Access"
xlink:arcrole="&av;standsFor"
xlink:role="&av;term"
xlink:title="HSDPA - High-Speed Downlink Packet Access"
xlink:show="new"
xlink:actuate="onRequest"
>HSDPA</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/h/High-Speed-Downlink-Packet-Access/" title="High-Speed Downlink Packet Access">
<abbr xlink:type="resource" xlink:label="acronym">HSDPA</abbr>
<span class="hide" xlink:type="resource" xlink:label="verbal" xlink:title="pronunciation">h s d p a</span>
<span class="hide" xlink:type="resource" xlink:label="expand" xlink:title="expansion">High-Speed Downlink Packet Access</span>
<span class="hide" xlink:type="locator" xlink:label="term" xlink:role="&av;term" xlink:href="&at;High-Speed-Downlink-Packet-Access" xlink:title="High-Speed Downlink Packet Access"/>
<span class="hide" xlink:type="locator" xlink:label="definition" xlink:role="&av;definition" xlink:href="http://www.Acronyms.net/terms/h/High-Speed-Downlink-Packet-Access/" xlink:title="High-Speed Downlink Packet Access"/>
<span class="hide" xlink:type="locator" xlink:label="finder" xlink:role="&av;reference" xlink:href="http://www.Acronyms.net/reference/h/HSDPA#High-Speed-Downlink-Packet-Access" xlink:title="HSDPA - High-Speed Downlink Packet Access"/>
<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/h/High-Speed-Downlink-Packet-Access/" title="High-Speed Downlink Packet Access">
<abbr>HSDPA</abbr>
</a>

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