HTML for LPs Acronym

when LPs means Long Playing Records

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

A LPs is ...(definition of "Long Playing Records")....

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

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

When we use the acronym LPs it is the abbreviation for Long Playing Records.

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

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