HTML for PLUs Acronym

when PLUs means Primary Logical Units

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

A PLUs is ...(definition of "Primary Logical Units")....

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

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

When we use the acronym PLUs it is the abbreviation for Primary Logical Units.

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/Primary-Logical-Units/" title="Primary Logical Units"
xlink:type="simple"
xlink:href="http://www.Acronyms.net/terms/p/Primary-Logical-Units/"
xlink:arcrole="&av;definedAt"
xlink:role="&av;definition"
xlink:title="Primary Logical Units"
xlink:show="new"
xlink:actuate="onRequest"
>
<abbr
xlink:type="simple"
xlink:href="&at;Primary-Logical-Units"
xlink:arcrole="&av;standsFor"
xlink:role="&av;term"
xlink:title="PLUs - Primary Logical Units"
xlink:show="new"
xlink:actuate="onRequest"
>PLUs</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/Primary-Logical-Units/" title="Primary Logical Units">
<abbr xlink:type="resource" xlink:label="acronym">PLUs</abbr>
<span class="hide" xlink:type="resource" xlink:label="verbal" xlink:title="pronunciation">p l u's</span>
<span class="hide" xlink:type="resource" xlink:label="expand" xlink:title="expansion">Primary Logical Units</span>
<span class="hide" xlink:type="locator" xlink:label="term" xlink:role="&av;term" xlink:href="&at;Primary-Logical-Units" xlink:title="Primary Logical Units"/>
<span class="hide" xlink:type="locator" xlink:label="definition" xlink:role="&av;definition" xlink:href="http://www.Acronyms.net/terms/p/Primary-Logical-Units/" xlink:title="Primary Logical Units"/>
<span class="hide" xlink:type="locator" xlink:label="finder" xlink:role="&av;reference" xlink:href="http://www.Acronyms.net/reference/p/PLUs#Primary-Logical-Units" xlink:title="PLUs - Primary Logical Units"/>
<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/Primary-Logical-Units/" title="Primary Logical Units">
<abbr>PLUs</abbr>
</a>

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