The HTMLDListElement interface provides special properties (beyond those of the regular HTMLElement interface it also has available to it by inheritance) for manipulating definition list (<dl>) elements.

EventTarget Node Element HTMLElement HTMLDListElement

Instance properties

Inherits properties from its parent, HTMLElement.

HTMLDListElement.compact Deprecated

A boolean value indicating that spacing between list items should be reduced.

Instance methods

No specific methods; inherits methods from its parent, HTMLElement.


HTML Standard
# htmldlistelement

Browser compatibility

BCD tables only load in the browser

See also

  • The HTML element implementing this interface: <dl>