HTML for POP Acronym

when POP means Point Of Presence

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

A POP is ...(definition of "Point Of Presence")....

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

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

When we use the acronym POP it is the abbreviation for Point Of Presence.

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

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