HTML for OCI Acronym

when OCI means Oracle Call Interface

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

A OCI is ...(definition of "Oracle Call Interface")....

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

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

When we use the acronym OCI it is the abbreviation for Oracle Call Interface.

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

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