HTML for LIFO Acronym

when LIFO means Last In First Out

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 LIFO stands for Last In First Out 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/l/Last-In-First-Out/" title="Last In First Out"
onclick="if (confirm('LIFO stands for Last In First Out')) return false;"
>
<abbr>LIFO</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 Last In First Out, the meaning of the acronym LIFO, 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/l/Last-In-First-Out/" title="Last In First Out"
onclick="if (confirm('LIFO stands for Last In First Out')) return false;"
>
<dfn><abbr title="Last In First Out">LIFO</abbr>
</a> is ...(definition of Last In First Out)....</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 LIFO acronym shows the expanded meaning of the acronym):

A LIFO is ...(definition of "Last In First Out")....

If you are creating HTML code that simply expands the acronym then indicate that it is the LIFO 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/l/Last-In-First-Out/" title="Last In First Out"
onclick="if (confirm('LIFO stands for Last In First Out')) return false;"
>
<dfn title="LIFO"><abbr title="Last In First Out">LIFO</abbr></dfn>
</a> it is the abbreviation for Last In First Out.</p>

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

When we use the acronym LIFO it is the abbreviation for Last In First Out.

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

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