HTML Description List | HTML Definition List

HTML Description List shows elements in definition form like in dictionary. The <dl>, <dt> and <dd> tags are used to define description list.

Three Type of HTML description list tags are listed below :

  • <dl> tag describe the description list.
  • <dt> tag describe data term.
  • <dd> tag describe data definition (description).

Example :

  <dd>is a markup language used for web markup.</dd>  
  <dd>is a programming language and platform</dd>  
  <dd>is a scripting language</dd>  
  <dd>is a query language</dd>   
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Supporting Browsers

Element Chrome Browser Chrome ie browser IE firefox Firefox opera Opera safari Safari
<dl> Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes