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Summary

The :last-of-type CSS pseudo-class represents the last sibling with the given element name in the list of children of its parent element.

Syntax

:last-of-type { style properties }

Example

To match the last em element inside a <p> element, you can use this:

p em:last-of-type {
  color: lime;
}
<p>
  <em>I'm not lime :(</em>
  <strong>I'm not lime :(</strong>
  <em>I'm lime :D</em>
  <strong>I'm also not lime :(</strong>
</p>

<p>
  <em>I'm not lime :(</em>
  <span><em>I am lime!</em></span>
  <strong>I'm not lime :(</strong>
  <em>I'm lime :D</em>
  <span><em>I am also lime!</em> <strike> I'm not lime </strike></span>
  <strong>I'm also not lime :(</strong>
</p>

...will result in:

Specifications

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

Browser compatibility

Feature Chrome Firefox (Gecko) Internet Explorer Opera Safari
Basic support 1.0 3.5 (1.9.1) 9.0 9.5 3.2
Feature Android Firefox Mobile (Gecko) IE Mobile Opera Mobile Safari Mobile
Basic support 2.1 1.0 (1.9.1) 9.0 10.0 3.2

See also

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