HTML for SSDD Acronym

when SSDD means Same Stuff Different Day

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 SSDD stands for Same Stuff Different Day 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/Same-Stuff-Different-Day/" title="Same Stuff Different Day"
onclick="if (confirm('SSDD stands for Same Stuff Different Day')) return false;"
>
<abbr>SSDD</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 Same Stuff Different Day, the meaning of the acronym SSDD, 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/Same-Stuff-Different-Day/" title="Same Stuff Different Day"
onclick="if (confirm('SSDD stands for Same Stuff Different Day')) return false;"
>
<dfn><abbr title="Same Stuff Different Day">SSDD</abbr>
</a> is ...(definition of Same Stuff Different Day)....</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 SSDD acronym shows the expanded meaning of the acronym):

A SSDD is ...(definition of "Same Stuff Different Day")....

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

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

When we use the acronym SSDD it is the abbreviation for Same Stuff Different Day.

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

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