HTML for OOBE Acronym

when OOBE means Out-of-Body Experience

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

A OOBE is ...(definition of "Out-of-Body Experience")....

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

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

When we use the acronym OOBE it is the abbreviation for Out-of-Body Experience.

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

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