HTML dl Tag

HTML <dl> Tag: The HTML <dl> tag is used in defining a description list. This HTML dl tag is used in conjunction with <dd> tag and <dt> tag. This tag used to define the term name. In HTML4.1, it define definition list and in HTML5, it define description list.

HTML <dl> Tag

This HTML <dl> tag supports both the global and the event attributes.

Syntax: <dl> Text <dl>

Browser compatibility

The HTML <dl> tag is supported by different types of browsers.

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


<!DOCTYPE html>
  <dd>Programming language</dd>
  <dd>Scripting language</dd>


Programming language
Scripting language