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HTML for 3GPP Acronym

when 3GPP means Third Generation Partnership Project

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 3GPP stands for Third Generation Partnership Project 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/Third-Generation-Partnership-Project/" title="Third Generation Partnership Project"
onclick="if (confirm('3GPP stands for Third Generation Partnership Project')) return false;"
>
<abbr>3GPP</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 Third Generation Partnership Project, the meaning of the acronym 3GPP, 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/Third-Generation-Partnership-Project/" title="Third Generation Partnership Project"
onclick="if (confirm('3GPP stands for Third Generation Partnership Project')) return false;"
>
<dfn><abbr title="Third Generation Partnership Project">3GPP</abbr>
</a> is ...(definition of Third Generation Partnership Project)....</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 3GPP acronym shows the expanded meaning of the acronym):

A 3GPP is ...(definition of "Third Generation Partnership Project")....

If you are creating HTML code that simply expands the acronym then indicate that it is the 3GPP 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/Third-Generation-Partnership-Project/" title="Third Generation Partnership Project"
onclick="if (confirm('3GPP stands for Third Generation Partnership Project')) return false;"
>
<dfn title="3GPP"><abbr title="Third Generation Partnership Project">3GPP</abbr></dfn>
</a> it is the abbreviation for Third Generation Partnership Project.</p>

The result should look like this (hovering your mouse over the 3GPP acronym shows the definition):

When we use the acronym 3GPP it is the abbreviation for Third Generation Partnership Project.

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/Third-Generation-Partnership-Project/" title="Third Generation Partnership Project"
xlink:type="simple"
xlink:href="http://www.Acronyms.net/terms/t/Third-Generation-Partnership-Project/"
xlink:arcrole="&av;definedAt"
xlink:role="&av;definition"
xlink:title="Third Generation Partnership Project"
xlink:show="new"
xlink:actuate="onRequest"
>
<abbr
xlink:type="simple"
xlink:href="&at;Third-Generation-Partnership-Project"
xlink:arcrole="&av;standsFor"
xlink:role="&av;term"
xlink:title="3GPP - Third Generation Partnership Project"
xlink:show="new"
xlink:actuate="onRequest"
>3GPP</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/Third-Generation-Partnership-Project/" title="Third Generation Partnership Project">
<abbr xlink:type="resource" xlink:label="acronym">3GPP</abbr>
<span class="hide" xlink:type="resource" xlink:label="verbal" xlink:title="pronunciation">3 g p p</span>
<span class="hide" xlink:type="resource" xlink:label="expand" xlink:title="expansion">Third Generation Partnership Project</span>
<span class="hide" xlink:type="locator" xlink:label="term" xlink:role="&av;term" xlink:href="&at;Third-Generation-Partnership-Project" xlink:title="Third Generation Partnership Project"/>
<span class="hide" xlink:type="locator" xlink:label="definition" xlink:role="&av;definition" xlink:href="http://www.Acronyms.net/terms/t/Third-Generation-Partnership-Project/" xlink:title="Third Generation Partnership Project"/>
<span class="hide" xlink:type="locator" xlink:label="finder" xlink:role="&av;reference" xlink:href="http://www.Acronyms.net/reference/t/3GPP#Third-Generation-Partnership-Project" xlink:title="3GPP - Third Generation Partnership Project"/>
<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/Third-Generation-Partnership-Project/" title="Third Generation Partnership Project">
<abbr>3GPP</abbr>
</a>

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