HTML Tag Reference - HTML tag <dd>

<dd> is the definition description, and it is used in conjunction with the <dl> and <dt> elements. The <dl> element is a definition list to contain multiple definition terms(<dt>) along with definition descriptions(<dd>).

Browser compatibility

<dd> Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes

Global Attributes

The <dd> tag supports the Global Attributes in HTML.

Event Attributes

The <dd> tag supports the Event Attributes in HTML.

Default CSS Settings

dd { 
    display: block;
    margin-left: 40px;


A demo showing how to use <dd> tag.

          <dd>an html element.</dd>
          <dd>a style sheet property.</dd>
          <dd>a JavaScript property.</dd>
          <dd>a JavaScript method.</dd>
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