HTML for PMS Acronym

when PMS means Project Management System

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

A PMS is ...(definition of "Project Management System")....

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

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

When we use the acronym PMS it is the abbreviation for Project Management System.

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

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