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HTML for UIs Acronym

when UIs means User Interfaces

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

A UIs is ...(definition of "User Interfaces")....

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

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

When we use the acronym UIs it is the abbreviation for User Interfaces.

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

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