HTML <dt> Tag

Description

The <dt> 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 <dt> element defining the description of this term.

Properties

Permitted Parents
Before a <dt> or a <dd> element, inside a <dl> or a <div> that is inside a <dl>.
Content
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 <dt> tag also supports the Global Attributes in HTML5

Event Attributes

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

Browser Support

Desktop
Explorer Edge Chrome Firefox Opera Safari
YesYesYes1YesYes
Tablets / Mobile
Android Chrome Firefox Opera Safari Samsung
YesYes4YesYesYes