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DD Description:

The <dd></dd> tag defines a definition list term.

DD Web Browser Support:

HTML Versions

DD Attributes:

DD End Tag:

</dd> Optional in HTML 4.0. Required in XHTML.

DD Contents:

CDATA Usually text. The definition. The following tags are valid within the DD tag:
a, abbr, acronym, address, applet, b, basefont, bdo, big, blockquote, br, button, center, cite, code, dfn, dir, div, em, fieldset, font, form, h1, h2, h3, h4, h5, h6, hr, i, iframe, img, input, isindex, kbd, label, map, menu, noscript, object, ol, p, pre, q, s, samp, script, select, small, span, strike, strong, sub, sup, table, textarea, tt, u, ul, var

DD Valid Context:

The DD tag is valid within the following tags:

DD Usage:

A typical definition list

  <dd>An abbreviation of the term &#8220;hypertext markup language&#8221;</dd>

DD Special Notes:

  • The DD tag is not required in a definition list.
  • You can also have multiple definitions for one DT term.

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