HTML dt tag

HTML <dt> defines description term or name as a part of the description list. It represents the term to be defined in descripion list.

<dl>
 <dt>Google</dt>
 <dd>It is a software that indexes the pages and brings those pages in search results to provide the information to the users.</dd>
</dl>
</>
Google
It is a software that indexes the pages and brings those pages in search results to provide the information to the users.

It is a part of the name-value group in a description list. A description term can have more than one definitions in a description list.

Tag Uses

Specific uses of <dt> tag

The common uses of description term are given below.

  • question-answer (term-description)
  • term-definition (term-description)
  • title-value (term-description)

Tag omission

All the global attributes are applicable on the dt element.

Global Attributes

The end tag (</dt>) may be omitted.



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