HTML for SRE Acronym

when SRE means Standard For Robot Exclusion

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 SRE stands for Standard For Robot Exclusion 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/Standard-For-Robot-Exclusion/" title="Standard For Robot Exclusion"
onclick="if (confirm('SRE stands for Standard For Robot Exclusion')) return false;"
>
<abbr>SRE</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 Standard For Robot Exclusion, the meaning of the acronym SRE, 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/Standard-For-Robot-Exclusion/" title="Standard For Robot Exclusion"
onclick="if (confirm('SRE stands for Standard For Robot Exclusion')) return false;"
>
<dfn><abbr title="Standard For Robot Exclusion">SRE</abbr>
</a> is ...(definition of Standard For Robot Exclusion)....</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 SRE acronym shows the expanded meaning of the acronym):

A SRE is ...(definition of "Standard For Robot Exclusion")....

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

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

When we use the acronym SRE it is the abbreviation for Standard For Robot Exclusion.

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/Standard-For-Robot-Exclusion/" title="Standard For Robot Exclusion"
xlink:type="simple"
xlink:href="http://www.Acronyms.net/terms/s/Standard-For-Robot-Exclusion/"
xlink:arcrole="&av;definedAt"
xlink:role="&av;definition"
xlink:title="Standard For Robot Exclusion"
xlink:show="new"
xlink:actuate="onRequest"
>
<abbr
xlink:type="simple"
xlink:href="&at;Standard-For-Robot-Exclusion"
xlink:arcrole="&av;standsFor"
xlink:role="&av;term"
xlink:title="SRE - Standard For Robot Exclusion"
xlink:show="new"
xlink:actuate="onRequest"
>SRE</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/Standard-For-Robot-Exclusion/" title="Standard For Robot Exclusion">
<abbr xlink:type="resource" xlink:label="acronym">SRE</abbr>
<span class="hide" xlink:type="resource" xlink:label="verbal" xlink:title="pronunciation">s r e</span>
<span class="hide" xlink:type="resource" xlink:label="expand" xlink:title="expansion">Standard For Robot Exclusion</span>
<span class="hide" xlink:type="locator" xlink:label="term" xlink:role="&av;term" xlink:href="&at;Standard-For-Robot-Exclusion" xlink:title="Standard For Robot Exclusion"/>
<span class="hide" xlink:type="locator" xlink:label="definition" xlink:role="&av;definition" xlink:href="http://www.Acronyms.net/terms/s/Standard-For-Robot-Exclusion/" xlink:title="Standard For Robot Exclusion"/>
<span class="hide" xlink:type="locator" xlink:label="finder" xlink:role="&av;reference" xlink:href="http://www.Acronyms.net/reference/s/SRE#Standard-For-Robot-Exclusion" xlink:title="SRE - Standard For Robot Exclusion"/>
<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/Standard-For-Robot-Exclusion/" title="Standard For Robot Exclusion">
<abbr>SRE</abbr>
</a>

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