dt

FilterElements

<dt> ... </dt>

Denotes the term portion of an item within a definition list. The dt element may only include inline (phrasing) content.

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.