HTML <dt> Tag

The <dt> element defines a description term or a name in a description list. This element contains inline data.

This element is used only as a child element of the <dl> tag.

The <dt> element is used along with the <dd> tag.

In HTML4.01 it was used to define an item in a definition list, however, in HTML5 it defines a term or a name in description lists.


The <dt> element comes in pairs. The content must be written between opening (<dt>) and closing (</dt>) elements.


<!DOCTYPE html>
         <dd>Armenian Premier League Game</dd>


The <dt> tag uses the Global Attributes.