Type selectors

The CSS type selector matches elements by node name. In other words, it selects all elements of the given type within a document.

/* All <a> elements. */
a {
  color: red;
}

Syntax

element { style properties }

Examples

CSS

span {
  background-color: skyblue;
}

HTML

<span>Here's a span with some text.</span>
<p>Here's a p with some text.</p>
<span>Here's a span with more text.</span>

Result

Specifications

Browser compatibility

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See also