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Chapter 8. Adding Lists > Definition Lists

Definition Lists

Definition lists come in handy when you want to offset information in dictionary-like style. These lists were created to manage such information as glossaries. The syntax for definition lists are a bit odd compared to the straightforward nature of ordered and unordered lists. Although the primary definition list tag, <DL>, and its required companion </DL> are standard, there are two unique internal tags that you can use, <DD> and <DT>.

Begin with the <DL> container:


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