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HTML Lists

HTML lists are used to group and display a series of related items in an organized manner. There are three types of lists in HTML: unordered lists, ordered lists, and description lists.

  1. Unordered lists (`<ul>`): Used for listing items where the order is not important. The list items are usually displayed with bullet points.

Example:

<ul>
  <li>Apples</li>
  <li>Bananas</li>
  <li>Oranges</li>
</ul>

Output:

  • Apples
  • Bananas
  • Oranges
  1. Ordered lists (`<ol>`): Used for listing items where the order is important, such as a step-by-step guide or a ranking. The list items are usually displayed with numbers or letters.

Example:

<ol>
  <li>First step</li>
  <li>Second step</li>
  <li>Third step</li>
</ol>

Output:

  1. First step

  2. Second step

  3. Third step

  1. Description lists (`<dl>`): Used for listing items with associated descriptions or definitions, like a glossary. The list consists of a term (`<dt>`) followed by its description (`<dd>`).

Example:

<dl>
  <dt>HTML</dt>
  <dd>HyperText Markup Language, used to structure content on the web.</dd>
  <dt>CSS</dt>
  <dd>Cascading Style Sheets, used for styling web content.</dd>
  <dt>JavaScript</dt>
  <dd>A programming language that enables interactivity and dynamic content on web pages.</dd>
</dl>

Output:

HTML : HyperText Markup Language, used to structure content on the web.

CSS : Cascading Style Sheets, used for styling web content.

JavaScript : A programming language that enables interactivity and dynamic content on web pages.

Here's a combined example demonstrating the use of different HTML lists:

<!DOCTYPE html>
<html lang="en">
<head>
    <meta charset="UTF-8">
    <title>HTML Lists Example</title>
</head>
<body>
    <h1>HTML Lists</h1>
    
    <h2>Unordered List</h2>
    <ul>
        <li>Apples</li>
        <li>Bananas</li>
        <li>Oranges</li>
    </ul>
    
    <h2>Ordered List</h2>
    <ol>
        <li>First step</li>
        <li>Second step</li>
        <li>Third step</li>
    </ol>
    
    <h2>Description List</h2>
    <dl>
        <dt>HTML</dt>
        <dd>HyperText Markup Language, used to structure content on the web.</dd>
        <dt>CSS</dt>
        <dd>Cascading Style Sheets, used for styling web content.</dd>
        <dt>JavaScript</dt>
        <dd>A programming language that enables interactivity and dynamic content on web pages.</dd>
    </dl>
</body>
</html>

HTML lists are an essential tool for organizing and displaying related content on web pages. They make it easy for users to read and understand grouped information and improve the overall structure and accessibility of your content.

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