dd

FilterElements

<dd> ... </dd>

Denotes the description portion of an item within a definition list (or association list as it is called in HTML5). The dd element must be used within the dl element and is preceded by either dt or dd. The dd element may contain other block-level elements.

Start/End Tags

HTML: Required/Optional;
XHTML: Required/Required

Specifications

  • HTML 4.01
  • HTML5
<dl>
  <dt><code>em</code></dt>
  <dd>Indicates emphasized text.</dd>

  <dt><code>strong</code></dt>
  <dd>Denotes strongly emphasized text.</dd>
</dl>

Rendered Example

em
Indicates emphasized text.
strong
Denotes strongly emphasized text.