HTML for SCPs Acronym

when SCPs means Service Control Points

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

A SCPs is ...(definition of "Service Control Points")....

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

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

When we use the acronym SCPs it is the abbreviation for Service Control Points.

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

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