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HTML for JNDI Acronym

when JNDI means Java Naming and Directory Interface

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 JNDI stands for Java Naming and Directory Interface 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/j/Java-Naming-and-Directory-Interface/" title="Java Naming and Directory Interface"
onclick="if (confirm('JNDI stands for Java Naming and Directory Interface')) return false;"
>
<abbr>JNDI</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 Java Naming and Directory Interface, the meaning of the acronym JNDI, 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/j/Java-Naming-and-Directory-Interface/" title="Java Naming and Directory Interface"
onclick="if (confirm('JNDI stands for Java Naming and Directory Interface')) return false;"
>
<dfn><abbr title="Java Naming and Directory Interface">JNDI</abbr>
</a> is ...(definition of Java Naming and Directory Interface)....</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 JNDI acronym shows the expanded meaning of the acronym):

A JNDI is ...(definition of "Java Naming and Directory Interface")....

If you are creating HTML code that simply expands the acronym then indicate that it is the JNDI 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/j/Java-Naming-and-Directory-Interface/" title="Java Naming and Directory Interface"
onclick="if (confirm('JNDI stands for Java Naming and Directory Interface')) return false;"
>
<dfn title="JNDI"><abbr title="Java Naming and Directory Interface">JNDI</abbr></dfn>
</a> it is the abbreviation for Java Naming and Directory Interface.</p>

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

When we use the acronym JNDI it is the abbreviation for Java Naming and Directory Interface.

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/j/Java-Naming-and-Directory-Interface/" title="Java Naming and Directory Interface"
xlink:type="simple"
xlink:href="http://www.Acronyms.net/terms/j/Java-Naming-and-Directory-Interface/"
xlink:arcrole="&av;definedAt"
xlink:role="&av;definition"
xlink:title="Java Naming and Directory Interface"
xlink:show="new"
xlink:actuate="onRequest"
>
<abbr
xlink:type="simple"
xlink:href="&at;Java-Naming-and-Directory-Interface"
xlink:arcrole="&av;standsFor"
xlink:role="&av;term"
xlink:title="JNDI - Java Naming and Directory Interface"
xlink:show="new"
xlink:actuate="onRequest"
>JNDI</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/j/Java-Naming-and-Directory-Interface/" title="Java Naming and Directory Interface">
<abbr xlink:type="resource" xlink:label="acronym">JNDI</abbr>
<span class="hide" xlink:type="resource" xlink:label="verbal" xlink:title="pronunciation">j n d i</span>
<span class="hide" xlink:type="resource" xlink:label="expand" xlink:title="expansion">Java Naming and Directory Interface</span>
<span class="hide" xlink:type="locator" xlink:label="term" xlink:role="&av;term" xlink:href="&at;Java-Naming-and-Directory-Interface" xlink:title="Java Naming and Directory Interface"/>
<span class="hide" xlink:type="locator" xlink:label="definition" xlink:role="&av;definition" xlink:href="http://www.Acronyms.net/terms/j/Java-Naming-and-Directory-Interface/" xlink:title="Java Naming and Directory Interface"/>
<span class="hide" xlink:type="locator" xlink:label="finder" xlink:role="&av;reference" xlink:href="http://www.Acronyms.net/reference/j/JNDI#Java-Naming-and-Directory-Interface" xlink:title="JNDI - Java Naming and Directory Interface"/>
<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/j/Java-Naming-and-Directory-Interface/" title="Java Naming and Directory Interface">
<abbr>JNDI</abbr>
</a>

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