HTML for LEVs Acronym

when LEVs means Low Emission Vehicles

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

A LEVs is ...(definition of "Low Emission Vehicles")....

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

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

When we use the acronym LEVs it is the abbreviation for Low Emission Vehicles.

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

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