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HTML <dl> Tag

The <dl> tag defines a list of definitions/descriptions (learn more about HTML lists). It is used with the <dd> and <dt> tags. The <dl> tag creates a list, the <dt> tag defines the term, and the <dd> tag defines the description of the term.


The <dl> tag comes in pairs, the content is being written between the opening (<dl>) and the closing (</dl>) tags.

The <dl> tag serves as a container for the <dd> and <dt> tags.


<!DOCTYPE html>
    <title>Title of the document</title>
      <dd>A system of text pages that have cross-references.</dd>
      <dd>A part of a hypertext document that references another item.</dd>



The <dl> tag supports the Global attributes and the Event Attributes.

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