The :last-child CSS pseudo-class represents any element that is the last child element of its parent.


element:last-child { style properties }


HTML Content

  <li>This item is not limed.</li>
  <li>Also not this one.</li>
  <li>This item is! :)</li>

CSS Content

li:last-child {
  background-color: lime;


Specification Status Comment
Selectors Level 4
The definition of ':last-child' in that specification.
Working Draft No change
Selectors Level 3
The definition of ':last-child' in that specification.
Recommendation Initial definition

Browser compatibility

Feature Chrome Firefox (Gecko) Internet Explorer Opera Safari
Basic support 1.0 1.0 (1.7 or earlier) 9.0 9.5 3.2
Feature Android Firefox Mobile (Gecko) IE Mobile Opera Mobile Safari Mobile
Basic support 2.1 1.0 (1) 9.0 10.0 3.2

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