HTML for SAMHA Acronym

when SAMHA means Substance Abuse And Mental Health Administration

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 SAMHA stands for Substance Abuse And Mental Health Administration 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/Substance-Abuse-And-Mental-Health-Administration/" title="Substance Abuse And Mental Health Administration"
onclick="if (confirm('SAMHA stands for Substance Abuse And Mental Health Administration')) return false;"
>
<abbr>SAMHA</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 Substance Abuse And Mental Health Administration, the meaning of the acronym SAMHA, 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/Substance-Abuse-And-Mental-Health-Administration/" title="Substance Abuse And Mental Health Administration"
onclick="if (confirm('SAMHA stands for Substance Abuse And Mental Health Administration')) return false;"
>
<dfn><abbr title="Substance Abuse And Mental Health Administration">SAMHA</abbr>
</a> is ...(definition of Substance Abuse And Mental Health Administration)....</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 SAMHA acronym shows the expanded meaning of the acronym):

A SAMHA is ...(definition of "Substance Abuse And Mental Health Administration")....

If you are creating HTML code that simply expands the acronym then indicate that it is the SAMHA 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/Substance-Abuse-And-Mental-Health-Administration/" title="Substance Abuse And Mental Health Administration"
onclick="if (confirm('SAMHA stands for Substance Abuse And Mental Health Administration')) return false;"
>
<dfn title="SAMHA"><abbr title="Substance Abuse And Mental Health Administration">SAMHA</abbr></dfn>
</a> it is the abbreviation for Substance Abuse And Mental Health Administration.</p>

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

When we use the acronym SAMHA it is the abbreviation for Substance Abuse And Mental Health Administration.

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/Substance-Abuse-And-Mental-Health-Administration/" title="Substance Abuse And Mental Health Administration"
xlink:type="simple"
xlink:href="http://www.Acronyms.net/terms/s/Substance-Abuse-And-Mental-Health-Administration/"
xlink:arcrole="&av;definedAt"
xlink:role="&av;definition"
xlink:title="Substance Abuse And Mental Health Administration"
xlink:show="new"
xlink:actuate="onRequest"
>
<abbr
xlink:type="simple"
xlink:href="&at;Substance-Abuse-And-Mental-Health-Administration"
xlink:arcrole="&av;standsFor"
xlink:role="&av;term"
xlink:title="SAMHA - Substance Abuse And Mental Health Administration"
xlink:show="new"
xlink:actuate="onRequest"
>SAMHA</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/Substance-Abuse-And-Mental-Health-Administration/" title="Substance Abuse And Mental Health Administration">
<abbr xlink:type="resource" xlink:label="acronym">SAMHA</abbr>
<span class="hide" xlink:type="resource" xlink:label="verbal" xlink:title="pronunciation">samha</span>
<span class="hide" xlink:type="resource" xlink:label="expand" xlink:title="expansion">Substance Abuse And Mental Health Administration</span>
<span class="hide" xlink:type="locator" xlink:label="term" xlink:role="&av;term" xlink:href="&at;Substance-Abuse-And-Mental-Health-Administration" xlink:title="Substance Abuse And Mental Health Administration"/>
<span class="hide" xlink:type="locator" xlink:label="definition" xlink:role="&av;definition" xlink:href="http://www.Acronyms.net/terms/s/Substance-Abuse-And-Mental-Health-Administration/" xlink:title="Substance Abuse And Mental Health Administration"/>
<span class="hide" xlink:type="locator" xlink:label="finder" xlink:role="&av;reference" xlink:href="http://www.Acronyms.net/reference/s/SAMHA#Substance-Abuse-And-Mental-Health-Administration" xlink:title="SAMHA - Substance Abuse And Mental Health Administration"/>
<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/Substance-Abuse-And-Mental-Health-Administration/" title="Substance Abuse And Mental Health Administration">
<abbr>SAMHA</abbr>
</a>

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