The "dl" Element

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The "dl" element represents an association, description, or definition list consisting of zero or more name-value groups. A name-value group consists of one or more names ("dt" elements) followed by one or more values ("dd" elements). In each "dl" list, there should not be more than one "dt" element for each name.

Attributes for "dl"
TypeAttribute List
'Standard' Attributes"amp-access", "amp-access-hide", "fallback", and "placeholder"
Obsolete Attributes"compact"

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  • Use the "ol" element for ordered lists, the "ul" element for unordered lists, and the "dl" element for definition lists. This makes it easier for assistive technology to navigate from list to list or from item to item. Visit http://www.w3.org/TR/WCAG20-TECHS/H48 for more information.

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