HTML for POPs Acronym

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

A POPs is ...(definition of "Points Of Presence")....

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

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

When we use the acronym POPs it is the abbreviation for Points 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/Points-Of-Presence/" title="Points Of Presence"
xlink:type="simple"
xlink:href="http://www.Acronyms.net/terms/p/Points-Of-Presence/"
xlink:arcrole="&av;definedAt"
xlink:role="&av;definition"
xlink:title="Points Of Presence"
xlink:show="new"
xlink:actuate="onRequest"
>
<abbr
xlink:type="simple"
xlink:href="&at;Points-Of-Presence"
xlink:arcrole="&av;standsFor"
xlink:role="&av;term"
xlink:title="POPs - Points Of Presence"
xlink:show="new"
xlink:actuate="onRequest"
>POPs</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/Points-Of-Presence/" title="Points Of Presence">
<abbr xlink:type="resource" xlink:label="acronym">POPs</abbr>
<span class="hide" xlink:type="resource" xlink:label="verbal" xlink:title="pronunciation">pops</span>
<span class="hide" xlink:type="resource" xlink:label="expand" xlink:title="expansion">Points Of Presence</span>
<span class="hide" xlink:type="locator" xlink:label="term" xlink:role="&av;term" xlink:href="&at;Points-Of-Presence" xlink:title="Points Of Presence"/>
<span class="hide" xlink:type="locator" xlink:label="definition" xlink:role="&av;definition" xlink:href="http://www.Acronyms.net/terms/p/Points-Of-Presence/" xlink:title="Points Of Presence"/>
<span class="hide" xlink:type="locator" xlink:label="finder" xlink:role="&av;reference" xlink:href="http://www.Acronyms.net/reference/p/POPs#Points-Of-Presence" xlink:title="POPs - Points 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/Points-Of-Presence/" title="Points Of Presence">
<abbr>POPs</abbr>
</a>

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