HTML for RPM Acronym

when RPM means Revenue Per Thousand

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

A RPM is ...(definition of "Revenue Per Thousand")....

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

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

When we use the acronym RPM it is the abbreviation for Revenue Per Thousand.

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

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