HTML dl tag

HTML dl element defines description list. It consists of one or more name-value pairs. This list is used to define various terms. For example, string, operators and string length are the terms that are defined in description list.

<p>Definitions of various terms</p>
<dl>
 <dt>String</dt>
 <dd>It is the group of characters in the double qoutaion marks.</dd>
 <dt>Operators</dt>
 <dd>The operators perform operations on operands and do calculations.</dd>
 <dt>String length</dt>
 <dd>String length means the no. of characters in a string</dd>
</dl>
</>

Definitions of various terms

String
It is the group of characters in the double qoutaion marks.
Operators
The operators perform operations on operands and do calculations.
String length
String length means the no. of characters in a string

Tag Uses

Specific uses of <dl> tag

Its common uses are given below.

  • terms and their definitions (name-value)

  • questions and answers (name-value)

Tag omission

Both opening and closing tags are necessary for the dl element.

Global Attributes

All the global attributes are applicable on the dl element.



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