HTML provides tags for three different types of lists: unordered (
<ul>), ordered (
<ol>), and definition (
<dl>). Unordered lists are normally displayed as a series of bullet points; ordered lists are numbered; and definition lists are presented as a word or phrase followed its definition, indented on the following line. Figure 8-1 shows examples of all three (the code is in
lists_01.html in the download files for this chapter).
Figure 8.1. The three types of lists supported in HTML
CSS regards the components of definition lists simply as block-level elements, so it has no special properties to deal ...