HTML <dd> (Description Details) Tag

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  <dd>A hard, round fruit with a smooth green, red or yellow skin</dd>
  <dd>A curved fruit with yellow skin that grows in hot countries</dd>
  <dd>A tropical fruit that has a yellow and red skin and is yellow inside</dd>


The <dd> element indicates the definition of a term within a list of defined terms <dt> enclosed by a definition list <dl>.

Version: HTML 2, 3.2, 4, 4.01, 5

Standard Syntax

    <dt>Description Term</dt>
    <dd>definition description</dd>

Browser Support



Attribute Value Description
nowrap no|yes (default value is no) if it's yes the definition text will not be wrap.

Global Attributes

<dd> element also supports the Global Attributes in HTML.

Event Attributes

<dd> element also supports the Event Attributes in HTML.

By Default CSS Value(s)

Most of the browsers will display the <dd> element with the following by default value(s)

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

Related Tags:

<blockquote>, <div>, <dl>, <dt>, <figcaption>, <figure>, <hr>, <li>, <ol>, <p>, <pre> and <ul>
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