HTML: The Markup Language (an HTML language reference)

dtterm or name # T

The dt element represents a term or name.

Permitted contents #

Permitted attributes #

global attributes
Any attributes permitted globally.

Tag omission #

A dt element must have a start tag.

A dt element’s end tag may be omitted if the dt element is immediately followed by another dt element or a dd element.

Permitted parent elements #


Details #

The dt element represents the term or name part of a term-description (name-value) grouping in a description list.

DOM interface #

Uses HTMLElement.

Typical default display properties #

dt {
display: block; }