HTML for OOBEs Acronym

when OOBEs means Out-of-Body Experiences

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

A OOBEs is ...(definition of "Out-of-Body Experiences")....

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

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

When we use the acronym OOBEs it is the abbreviation for Out-of-Body Experiences.

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

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