HTML for PRT Acronym

when PRT means Partial Retweet

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

A PRT is ...(definition of "Partial Retweet")....

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

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

When we use the acronym PRT it is the abbreviation for Partial Retweet.

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

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Partial Retweet

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