Definition Lists

A definition list can be used to define a list of items which each include a definition. This is most commonly used when describing items like those found in a glossery. The definition list is made up of a group of:

The list is started using the <DL> tag and ended using the </DL> tag, for example:

<DL>
<DT><STRONG>HTML:</STRONG>
<DD>An acronym for the Hyper-Text Markup Language. The markup
language used to created documents on the World-Wide Web.<P>
<DT><STRONG>WWW:</STRONG>
<DD>An acronym for the World-Wide Web. A hyper-text document
delivery system available on the Internet.<P>
</DL>

Displays:

HTML:
An acronym for the Hyper-Text Markup Language. The markup language used to created documents on the World-Wide Web.
WWW:
An acronym for the World-Wide Web. A hyper-text document delivery system available on the Internet.

This concludes this lesson of HTML . Please return to the HTML Index and continue with the next lesson.


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