HTML for RIP Acronym

when RIP means Rest In Peace

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 RIP stands for Rest In Peace 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/r/Rest-In-Peace/" title="Rest In Peace"
onclick="if (confirm('RIP stands for Rest In Peace')) return false;"
>
<abbr>RIP</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 Rest In Peace, the meaning of the acronym RIP, 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/r/Rest-In-Peace/" title="Rest In Peace"
onclick="if (confirm('RIP stands for Rest In Peace')) return false;"
>
<dfn><abbr title="Rest In Peace">RIP</abbr>
</a> is ...(definition of Rest In Peace)....</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 RIP acronym shows the expanded meaning of the acronym):

A RIP is ...(definition of "Rest In Peace")....

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

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

When we use the acronym RIP it is the abbreviation for Rest In Peace.

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

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