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Definition Lists

By Dave Shea | January 27th, 2004 | Filed in HTML/XHTML

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Definition Lists: misused or misunderstood?

“There are two points of view about the use of definition lists. Some people believe that definition lists should only be used for terms and definitions. Others believe that definition lists can be used to tie together any items that have a direct relationship with each other (name/value sets). This second point of view is supported by an example within the W3C specifications…”

For this and other helpful advice on the humble <dl>, don’t miss Max Design’s article.

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