dl (Definition List) Element

<DL> (Definition List Element)


dl (definition list) element encloses the heading and the contents related to it (heading).
<dl> <dt>Title</dt> <dd>Text</dd> </dl>

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  • This element will not function, in case it is used without <dt> and <dd>.
  • <dt> defines the title and <dd> mentions the sub title.
It is available in the previous versions of HTML.
It supports both Global Attributes and Event Attributes in HTML5.


It is applicable to all major web browsers.

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