HTML: The Markup Language (an HTML language reference)

dddescription or value # T

The dd element represents a description or value.

Permitted contents #

Permitted attributes #

global attributes
Any attributes permitted globally.

Tag omission #

A dd element must have a start tag.

A dd element’s end tag may be omitted if the dd element is immediately followed by another dd element or a dd element, or if there is no more content in the parent element.

Permitted parent elements #


Details #

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

DOM interface #

Uses HTMLElement.

Typical default display properties #

dd {
display: block;
margin-start: 40px; }