HTML dd Tag

HTML <dd> Tag: The HTML<dd> tag is used to define a name or term in a description list. This HTML dd tag is used in conjunction with <dl> and <dt>. You can put your paragraphs, line breaks, links, lists and images inside a <dd> tag. The <dd> tag in HTML is used along with <dl> tag which defines the description list and <dt> tag which defines the terms in the description list.

HTML <dd> Tag

This HTML<dd> tag supports both the global and the event attributes. Inside a <dd> tag you can put paragraphs, line breaks, images, links, lists, etc. The <dd> tag requires a starting but the end tag is optional.

Syntax: <dd> Text </dd>



Browser compatibility

This HTML<dd> tag is supported by different type of browsers.

  • Chrome
  • Firefox
  • Opera
  • Safari
  • Internet Explorer.

Example:

<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
<body>
<dl>
  <dt>C</dt>
  <dd>C language is introduced  by Dennis Richie</dd> 
</body>
</html>

Output:

C

C language is introduced by Dennis Ritchie