HTML <dd> Tag

Description

The <dd> HTML element is one of the three <dl>, <dt>, <dd> elements for creating a list of descriptions. Each such list starts with a <dl> container, which includes the <dt> element creating the term and the <dd> element defining the description of this term.

Properties

Permitted Parents
<dl> or a <div> that is inside a <dl>.
Content
Block, inline and text
Start/End Tags
Start tag: optional, End tag: optional

Example

<dl>
<dt>Coffee</dt>
<dd>- black hot drink</dd>
<dt>Milk</dt>
<dd>- white cold drink</dd>
</dl>

Attributes

None

Global Attributes

The <dd> tag also supports the Global Attributes in HTML5

Event Attributes

The <dd> tag also supports the Event Attributes in HTML5

Browser Support

The following table will show you the current browser support for the HTML <dd> tag.

Desktop
Edge Chrome Firefox Opera Safari
1211154
Tablets / Mobile
Chrome Firefox Opera Safari Samsung Webview
184143.214.4

Last updated by CSSPortal on: 30th September 2023