:nth-last-of-type()

The :nth-last-of-type() CSS pseudo-class matches elements based on their position among siblings of the same type (tag name), counting from the end.

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Syntax

The nth-last-of-type pseudo-class is specified with a single argument, which represents the pattern for matching elements, counting from the end.

See :nth-last-child for a more detailed explanation of its syntax.

:nth-last-of-type( <an-plus-b> | even | odd )

Examples

HTML

<div>
  <span>This is a span.</span>
  <span>This is another span.</span>
  <em>This is emphasized.</em>
  <span>Wow, this span gets limed!!!</span>
  <del>This is struck through.</del>
  <span>Here is one last span.</span>
</div>

CSS

span:nth-last-of-type(2) {
  background-color: lime;
}

Result

Specifications

Specification
Selectors Level 4
# nth-last-of-type-pseudo

Browser compatibility

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