HTML for OCA Acronym

when OCA means Object Content Architecture

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 OCA stands for Object Content Architecture 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/o/Object-Content-Architecture/" title="Object Content Architecture"
onclick="if (confirm('OCA stands for Object Content Architecture')) return false;"
>
<abbr>OCA</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 Object Content Architecture, the meaning of the acronym OCA, 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/o/Object-Content-Architecture/" title="Object Content Architecture"
onclick="if (confirm('OCA stands for Object Content Architecture')) return false;"
>
<dfn><abbr title="Object Content Architecture">OCA</abbr>
</a> is ...(definition of Object Content Architecture)....</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 OCA acronym shows the expanded meaning of the acronym):

A OCA is ...(definition of "Object Content Architecture")....

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

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

When we use the acronym OCA it is the abbreviation for Object Content Architecture.

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

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