HTML for SMIT Acronym

when SMIT means System Management Interface Tool

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 SMIT stands for System Management Interface Tool 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/System-Management-Interface-Tool/" title="System Management Interface Tool"
onclick="if (confirm('SMIT stands for System Management Interface Tool')) return false;"
>
<abbr>SMIT</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 System Management Interface Tool, the meaning of the acronym SMIT, 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/System-Management-Interface-Tool/" title="System Management Interface Tool"
onclick="if (confirm('SMIT stands for System Management Interface Tool')) return false;"
>
<dfn><abbr title="System Management Interface Tool">SMIT</abbr>
</a> is ...(definition of System Management Interface Tool)....</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 SMIT acronym shows the expanded meaning of the acronym):

A SMIT is ...(definition of "System Management Interface Tool")....

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

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

When we use the acronym SMIT it is the abbreviation for System Management Interface Tool.

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

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