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HTML for TKE Acronym

when TKE means Tau Kappa Epsilon

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 TKE stands for Tau Kappa Epsilon 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/t/Tau-Kappa-Epsilon/" title="Tau Kappa Epsilon"
onclick="if (confirm('TKE stands for Tau Kappa Epsilon')) return false;"
>
<abbr>TKE</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 Tau Kappa Epsilon, the meaning of the acronym TKE, 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/t/Tau-Kappa-Epsilon/" title="Tau Kappa Epsilon"
onclick="if (confirm('TKE stands for Tau Kappa Epsilon')) return false;"
>
<dfn><abbr title="Tau Kappa Epsilon">TKE</abbr>
</a> is ...(definition of Tau Kappa Epsilon)....</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 TKE acronym shows the expanded meaning of the acronym):

A TKE is ...(definition of "Tau Kappa Epsilon")....

If you are creating HTML code that simply expands the acronym then indicate that it is the TKE 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/t/Tau-Kappa-Epsilon/" title="Tau Kappa Epsilon"
onclick="if (confirm('TKE stands for Tau Kappa Epsilon')) return false;"
>
<dfn title="TKE"><abbr title="Tau Kappa Epsilon">TKE</abbr></dfn>
</a> it is the abbreviation for Tau Kappa Epsilon.</p>

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

When we use the acronym TKE it is the abbreviation for Tau Kappa Epsilon.

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/t/Tau-Kappa-Epsilon/" title="Tau Kappa Epsilon"
xlink:type="simple"
xlink:href="http://www.Acronyms.net/terms/t/Tau-Kappa-Epsilon/"
xlink:arcrole="&av;definedAt"
xlink:role="&av;definition"
xlink:title="Tau Kappa Epsilon"
xlink:show="new"
xlink:actuate="onRequest"
>
<abbr
xlink:type="simple"
xlink:href="&at;Tau-Kappa-Epsilon"
xlink:arcrole="&av;standsFor"
xlink:role="&av;term"
xlink:title="TKE - Tau Kappa Epsilon"
xlink:show="new"
xlink:actuate="onRequest"
>TKE</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/t/Tau-Kappa-Epsilon/" title="Tau Kappa Epsilon">
<abbr xlink:type="resource" xlink:label="acronym">TKE</abbr>
<span class="hide" xlink:type="resource" xlink:label="verbal" xlink:title="pronunciation">t k e</span>
<span class="hide" xlink:type="resource" xlink:label="expand" xlink:title="expansion">Tau Kappa Epsilon</span>
<span class="hide" xlink:type="locator" xlink:label="term" xlink:role="&av;term" xlink:href="&at;Tau-Kappa-Epsilon" xlink:title="Tau Kappa Epsilon"/>
<span class="hide" xlink:type="locator" xlink:label="definition" xlink:role="&av;definition" xlink:href="http://www.Acronyms.net/terms/t/Tau-Kappa-Epsilon/" xlink:title="Tau Kappa Epsilon"/>
<span class="hide" xlink:type="locator" xlink:label="finder" xlink:role="&av;reference" xlink:href="http://www.Acronyms.net/reference/t/TKE#Tau-Kappa-Epsilon" xlink:title="TKE - Tau Kappa Epsilon"/>
<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/t/Tau-Kappa-Epsilon/" title="Tau Kappa Epsilon">
<abbr>TKE</abbr>
</a>

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