HTML for SQLPL Acronym

when SQLPL means SQL Procedural Language

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 SQLPL stands for SQL Procedural Language 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/s/SQL-Procedural-Language/" title="SQL Procedural Language"
onclick="if (confirm('SQLPL stands for SQL Procedural Language')) return false;"
>
<abbr>SQLPL</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 SQL Procedural Language, the meaning of the acronym SQLPL, 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/s/SQL-Procedural-Language/" title="SQL Procedural Language"
onclick="if (confirm('SQLPL stands for SQL Procedural Language')) return false;"
>
<dfn><abbr title="SQL Procedural Language">SQLPL</abbr>
</a> is ...(definition of SQL Procedural Language)....</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 SQLPL acronym shows the expanded meaning of the acronym):

A SQLPL is ...(definition of "SQL Procedural Language")....

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

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

When we use the acronym SQLPL it is the abbreviation for SQL Procedural Language.

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

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