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HTML | <dd> Tag
  • Difficulty Level : Basic
  • Last Updated : 27 Oct, 2020

The <dd> tag in HTML stands for definition description and is used to denote the description or definition of an item in a description list. Paragraphs, line breaks, images, links, lists can be inserted inside a <dd> tag. The <dd> tag in HTML is used along with <dl> tag which defines the description list and <dt> tag which defines the terms in the description list. The <dd> tag requires a starting but the end tag is optional.

Syntax:

<dd> Contents... </dd>

Below programs illustrate the <dd> element in HTML:

Example 1:




<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
    <head>
        <title>HTML dd Tag</title>
        <style>
            h1 {
                color:green;
            }
            h1, h2 {
                text-align:center;
            }
            body {
                width:70%;
            }
            dt {
                color: red; 
            }
        </style
    </head>
    <body>
        <h1>GeeksforGeeks</h1>
        <h2><dd> Tag</h2>
        <dl>
            <dt>Geeks Classes</dt>
            <dd>It is an extensive classroom programme 
            for enhancing DS and Algo concepts.</dd>
            <br>
            <dt>Fork Python</dt>
            <dd>It is a course designed for beginners 
            in python.</dd>
            <br>
            <dt>Interview Preparation</dt>
            <dd>It is a course designed for preparation
            of interviews in top product based companies.</dd>
        </dl>
    </body>
</html>                    


Output:



Example 2: This example use the <dd> tag with display property.




<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
    <head>
        <title>HTML dd Tag</title>
        <style>
            h1 {
                color:green;
            }
            h1, h2 {
                text-align:center;
            }
            body {
                width:70%;
            }
            dt {
                color: red; 
            }
            dd { 
                display: inline;
                margin-left: 60px;
            }
        </style
    </head>
    <body>
        <h1>GeeksforGeeks</h1>
        <h2><dd> Tag</h2>
        <dl>
            <dt>Geeks Classes</dt>
            <dd>It is an extensive classroom programme 
            for enhancing DS and Algo concepts.</dd>
            <br>
            <dt>Fork Python</dt>
            <dd>It is a course designed for beginners 
            in python.</dd><br>
            <dt>Interview Preparation
            </dt>
            <dd>It is a course designed for preparation
            of interviews in top product based companies.</dd>
        </dl>
    </body>
</html>                    


Output:

Supported Browsers: The browser supported by <dd> tag are listed below:

  • Google Chrome
  • Internet Explorer
  • Firefox
  • Opera
  • Safari

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