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HTML for JSRs Acronym

when JSRs means Java Specification Requests

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

A JSRs is ...(definition of "Java Specification Requests")....

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

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

When we use the acronym JSRs it is the abbreviation for Java Specification Requests.

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-Specification-Requests/" title="Java Specification Requests"
xlink:type="simple"
xlink:href="http://www.Acronyms.net/terms/j/Java-Specification-Requests/"
xlink:arcrole="&av;definedAt"
xlink:role="&av;definition"
xlink:title="Java Specification Requests"
xlink:show="new"
xlink:actuate="onRequest"
>
<abbr
xlink:type="simple"
xlink:href="&at;Java-Specification-Requests"
xlink:arcrole="&av;standsFor"
xlink:role="&av;term"
xlink:title="JSRs - Java Specification Requests"
xlink:show="new"
xlink:actuate="onRequest"
>JSRs</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-Specification-Requests/" title="Java Specification Requests">
<abbr xlink:type="resource" xlink:label="acronym">JSRs</abbr>
<span class="hide" xlink:type="resource" xlink:label="verbal" xlink:title="pronunciation">j s r's</span>
<span class="hide" xlink:type="resource" xlink:label="expand" xlink:title="expansion">Java Specification Requests</span>
<span class="hide" xlink:type="locator" xlink:label="term" xlink:role="&av;term" xlink:href="&at;Java-Specification-Requests" xlink:title="Java Specification Requests"/>
<span class="hide" xlink:type="locator" xlink:label="definition" xlink:role="&av;definition" xlink:href="http://www.Acronyms.net/terms/j/Java-Specification-Requests/" xlink:title="Java Specification Requests"/>
<span class="hide" xlink:type="locator" xlink:label="finder" xlink:role="&av;reference" xlink:href="http://www.Acronyms.net/reference/j/JSRs#Java-Specification-Requests" xlink:title="JSRs - Java Specification Requests"/>
<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-Specification-Requests/" title="Java Specification Requests">
<abbr>JSRs</abbr>
</a>

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