HTML for SAP Acronym

when SAP means Systeme, Anwendungen, Produkte in der Datenverarbeitung

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 SAP stands for Systeme, Anwendungen, Produkte in der Datenverarbeitung 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/Systeme-Anwendungen-Produkte-in-der-Datenverarbeitung/" title="Systeme, Anwendungen, Produkte in der Datenverarbeitung"
onclick="if (confirm('SAP stands for Systeme, Anwendungen, Produkte in der Datenverarbeitung')) return false;"
>
<abbr>SAP</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 Systeme, Anwendungen, Produkte in der Datenverarbeitung, the meaning of the acronym SAP, 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/Systeme-Anwendungen-Produkte-in-der-Datenverarbeitung/" title="Systeme, Anwendungen, Produkte in der Datenverarbeitung"
onclick="if (confirm('SAP stands for Systeme, Anwendungen, Produkte in der Datenverarbeitung')) return false;"
>
<dfn><abbr title="Systeme, Anwendungen, Produkte in der Datenverarbeitung">SAP</abbr>
</a> is ...(definition of Systeme, Anwendungen, Produkte in der Datenverarbeitung)....</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 SAP acronym shows the expanded meaning of the acronym):

A SAP is ...(definition of "Systeme, Anwendungen, Produkte in der Datenverarbeitung")....

If you are creating HTML code that simply expands the acronym then indicate that it is the SAP 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/Systeme-Anwendungen-Produkte-in-der-Datenverarbeitung/" title="Systeme, Anwendungen, Produkte in der Datenverarbeitung"
onclick="if (confirm('SAP stands for Systeme, Anwendungen, Produkte in der Datenverarbeitung')) return false;"
>
<dfn title="SAP"><abbr title="Systeme, Anwendungen, Produkte in der Datenverarbeitung">SAP</abbr></dfn>
</a> it is the abbreviation for Systeme, Anwendungen, Produkte in der Datenverarbeitung.</p>

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

When we use the acronym SAP it is the abbreviation for Systeme, Anwendungen, Produkte in der Datenverarbeitung.

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/Systeme-Anwendungen-Produkte-in-der-Datenverarbeitung/" title="Systeme, Anwendungen, Produkte in der Datenverarbeitung"
xlink:type="simple"
xlink:href="http://www.Acronyms.net/terms/s/Systeme-Anwendungen-Produkte-in-der-Datenverarbeitung/"
xlink:arcrole="&av;definedAt"
xlink:role="&av;definition"
xlink:title="Systeme, Anwendungen, Produkte in der Datenverarbeitung"
xlink:show="new"
xlink:actuate="onRequest"
>
<abbr
xlink:type="simple"
xlink:href="&at;Systeme-Anwendungen-Produkte-in-der-Datenverarbeitung"
xlink:arcrole="&av;standsFor"
xlink:role="&av;term"
xlink:title="SAP - Systeme, Anwendungen, Produkte in der Datenverarbeitung"
xlink:show="new"
xlink:actuate="onRequest"
>SAP</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/Systeme-Anwendungen-Produkte-in-der-Datenverarbeitung/" title="Systeme, Anwendungen, Produkte in der Datenverarbeitung">
<abbr xlink:type="resource" xlink:label="acronym">SAP</abbr>
<span class="hide" xlink:type="resource" xlink:label="verbal" xlink:title="pronunciation">s a p</span>
<span class="hide" xlink:type="resource" xlink:label="expand" xlink:title="expansion">Systeme, Anwendungen, Produkte in der Datenverarbeitung</span>
<span class="hide" xlink:type="locator" xlink:label="term" xlink:role="&av;term" xlink:href="&at;Systeme-Anwendungen-Produkte-in-der-Datenverarbeitung" xlink:title="Systeme, Anwendungen, Produkte in der Datenverarbeitung"/>
<span class="hide" xlink:type="locator" xlink:label="definition" xlink:role="&av;definition" xlink:href="http://www.Acronyms.net/terms/s/Systeme-Anwendungen-Produkte-in-der-Datenverarbeitung/" xlink:title="Systeme, Anwendungen, Produkte in der Datenverarbeitung"/>
<span class="hide" xlink:type="locator" xlink:label="finder" xlink:role="&av;reference" xlink:href="http://www.Acronyms.net/reference/s/SAP#Systeme-Anwendungen-Produkte-in-der-Datenverarbeitung" xlink:title="SAP - Systeme, Anwendungen, Produkte in der Datenverarbeitung"/>
<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/Systeme-Anwendungen-Produkte-in-der-Datenverarbeitung/" title="Systeme, Anwendungen, Produkte in der Datenverarbeitung">
<abbr>SAP</abbr>
</a>

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