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HTML <dd> Tag

Example

A description list, with terms and descriptions:

<dl>
  <dt>Coffee</dt>
  <dd>Black hot drink</dd>
  <dt>Milk</dt>
  <dd>White cold drink</dd>
</dl>
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Definition and Usage

The <dd> tag is used to describe an item /name in a description list.

The <dd> tag is used in Tags with <dl> (Define a list of descriptions) and <dt> (Define project /name).

<dd> Within tags, you can place paragraphs, line breaks, pictures, links, lists, and more.


Browser Support

Element
<dd> Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes

Differences between HTML 4.01 and HTML5

In HTML 4.01,<dd> Tags are used to describe entries in a definition list.

In HTML5,<dd> Tags are used to describe an item /name that describes the list.