CSS3 :empty Selector


Example

Specify a background color for empty <p> elements:

p:empty {
    background: #ff0000;
}

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Definition and Usage

The :empty selector matches every element that has no children (including text nodes).

Version: CSS3

Browser Support

The numbers in the table specifies the first browser version that fully supports the selector.

Selector
:empty 4.0 9.0 3.5 3.2 9.6

CSS Syntax

:empty {
    css declarations;
} Demo



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