:nth-of-type

  • Revision slug: CSS/:nth-of-type
  • Revision title: :nth-of-type
  • Revision id: 26881
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Summary

The :nth-of-type pseudo-class matches an element that has an+b-1 siblings with the same element name before it in the document tree, for a given positive or zero value for n, and has a parent element. See {{ Cssxref(":nth-child") }} for a more thorough description of the syntax of its argument.

Syntax

element:nth-of-type(an + b) { style properties }

Examples

Example

This example causes the positions of floated images to alternate between right and left.

img:nth-of-type(2n+1) { float: right; }
img:nth-of-type(2n) { float: left; }

See also

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<p>{{ CSSRef() }} {{ Fx_minversion_header("3") }}</p>
<h3 name="Summary">Summary</h3>
<p>The <code>:nth-of-type</code> pseudo-class matches an element that has <code><em>a</em>n+<em>b</em>-1</code> siblings with the same element name before it in the document tree, for a given positive or zero value for <code>n</code>, and has a parent element. See {{ Cssxref(":nth-child") }} for a more thorough description of the syntax of its argument.</p>
<h3 name="Syntax">Syntax</h3>
<pre class="eval">element:nth-of-type(<em>a</em>n + <em>b</em>) { <em>style properties</em> }
</pre>
<h3 name="Examples">Examples</h3>
<h4 name="Example">Example</h4>
<p>This example causes the positions of floated images to alternate between right and left.</p>
<pre class="brush: css">img:nth-of-type(2n+1) { float: right; }
img:nth-of-type(2n) { float: left; }
</pre>
<h3 name="See_also">See also</h3>
<ul> <li>{{ Cssxref(":nth-child") }}</li> <li><a class="external" href="http://www.w3.org/TR/css3-selectors/#nth-of-type-pseudo">CSS3 Reference</a></li>
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