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HTML for UoMs Acronym

when UoMs means Units Of Measurement

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 UoMs stands for Units Of Measurement 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/u/Units-Of-Measurement/" title="Units Of Measurement"
onclick="if (confirm('UoMs stands for Units Of Measurement')) return false;"
>
<abbr>UoMs</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 Units Of Measurement, the meaning of the acronym UoMs, 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/u/Units-Of-Measurement/" title="Units Of Measurement"
onclick="if (confirm('UoMs stands for Units Of Measurement')) return false;"
>
<dfn><abbr title="Units Of Measurement">UoMs</abbr>
</a> is ...(definition of Units Of Measurement)....</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 UoMs acronym shows the expanded meaning of the acronym):

A UoMs is ...(definition of "Units Of Measurement")....

If you are creating HTML code that simply expands the acronym then indicate that it is the UoMs 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/u/Units-Of-Measurement/" title="Units Of Measurement"
onclick="if (confirm('UoMs stands for Units Of Measurement')) return false;"
>
<dfn title="UoMs"><abbr title="Units Of Measurement">UoMs</abbr></dfn>
</a> it is the abbreviation for Units Of Measurement.</p>

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

When we use the acronym UoMs it is the abbreviation for Units Of Measurement.

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/u/Units-Of-Measurement/" title="Units Of Measurement"
xlink:type="simple"
xlink:href="http://www.Acronyms.net/terms/u/Units-Of-Measurement/"
xlink:arcrole="&av;definedAt"
xlink:role="&av;definition"
xlink:title="Units Of Measurement"
xlink:show="new"
xlink:actuate="onRequest"
>
<abbr
xlink:type="simple"
xlink:href="&at;Units-Of-Measurement"
xlink:arcrole="&av;standsFor"
xlink:role="&av;term"
xlink:title="UoMs - Units Of Measurement"
xlink:show="new"
xlink:actuate="onRequest"
>UoMs</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/u/Units-Of-Measurement/" title="Units Of Measurement">
<abbr xlink:type="resource" xlink:label="acronym">UoMs</abbr>
<span class="hide" xlink:type="resource" xlink:label="verbal" xlink:title="pronunciation">u o m's</span>
<span class="hide" xlink:type="resource" xlink:label="expand" xlink:title="expansion">Units Of Measurement</span>
<span class="hide" xlink:type="locator" xlink:label="term" xlink:role="&av;term" xlink:href="&at;Units-Of-Measurement" xlink:title="Units Of Measurement"/>
<span class="hide" xlink:type="locator" xlink:label="definition" xlink:role="&av;definition" xlink:href="http://www.Acronyms.net/terms/u/Units-Of-Measurement/" xlink:title="Units Of Measurement"/>
<span class="hide" xlink:type="locator" xlink:label="finder" xlink:role="&av;reference" xlink:href="http://www.Acronyms.net/reference/u/UoMs#Units-Of-Measurement" xlink:title="UoMs - Units Of Measurement"/>
<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/u/Units-Of-Measurement/" title="Units Of Measurement">
<abbr>UoMs</abbr>
</a>

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