HTML for POE Acronym

when POE means Power Over Ethernet

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

A POE is ...(definition of "Power Over Ethernet")....

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

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

When we use the acronym POE it is the abbreviation for Power Over Ethernet.

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

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