HTML for OMVS Acronym

when OMVS means Open MVS

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

A OMVS is ...(definition of "Open MVS")....

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

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

When we use the acronym OMVS it is the abbreviation for Open MVS.

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

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Open MVS

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