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Slop On A Shingle

HTML for SOS Acronym

when SOS means Slop On A Shingle

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 SOS stands for Slop On A Shingle 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/Slop-On-A-Shingle/" title="Slop On A Shingle"
onclick="if (confirm('SOS stands for Slop On A Shingle')) return false;"
>
<abbr>SOS</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 Slop On A Shingle, the meaning of the acronym SOS, 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/Slop-On-A-Shingle/" title="Slop On A Shingle"
onclick="if (confirm('SOS stands for Slop On A Shingle')) return false;"
>
<dfn><abbr title="Slop On A Shingle">SOS</abbr>
</a> is ...(definition of Slop On A Shingle)....</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 SOS acronym shows the expanded meaning of the acronym):

A SOS is ...(definition of "Slop On A Shingle")....

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

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

When we use the acronym SOS it is the abbreviation for Slop On A Shingle.

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

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