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<dd>: The Description Details element

The <dd> HTML element provides the description, definition, or value for the preceding term (<dt>) in a description list (<dl>).

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Content categories None.
Permitted content Flow content.
Tag omission The start tag is required. The end tag may be omitted if this element is immediately followed by another <dd> element or a <dt> element, or if there is no more content in the parent element.
Permitted parents A <dl> or a <div> that is a child of a <dl>.
This element can be used after a <dt> or another <dd> element.
Implicit ARIA role definition
Permitted ARIA roles No role permitted
DOM interface HTMLElement

Attributes

This element's attributes include the global attributes.

nowrap Non-standard Deprecated

If the value of this attribute is set to yes, the definition text will not wrap. The default value is no.

Examples

Specifications

Browser compatibility

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dd
Yes
12
1
Before Firefox 4, this element was implemented using the HTMLSpanElement interface instead of HTMLElement.
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
4
Yes
Yes
Yes
nowrap
Yes
12
1
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
4
Yes
Yes
Yes

See also

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https://developer.mozilla.org/en-US/docs/Web/HTML/Element/dd