dd is the second part of the
that constitutes an item in a definition list (
dl). While the
the term to be defined, the
dd section of the pairing
contains the definition description content.
can use multiple
dt and multiple
elements to describe the
dt elements. The
dd element also differs from the
in that it can contain Block-level Elements
such as example headings and paragraphs.
This example shows the
use of two
dd elements to describe the term
<dl> <dt>Spam</dt> <dd>unsolicited email sent in the hope of increasing sales of some product</dd> <dd>a brand name for tinned meat comprising pork and ham</dd> </dl>
Use This For …
dd element is applied to descriptive text
that clearly explains the meaning of the content contained within the
dt element. This content can be formatted
further using headings (
etc.), paragraphs (
blockquotes, as well as Inline and Phrase Elements.
Every browser listed supports this element type.