CSS3 :first-of-type Selector


Example

Specify a background color for the first <p> element of its parent:

p:first-of-type {
    background: #ff0000;
}

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Definition and Usage

The :first-of-type selector matches every element that is the first child, of a particular type, of its parent.

Tip: This is the same as :nth-of-type(1).

Version: CSS3

Browser Support

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

Selector
:first-of-type 4.0 9.0 3.5 3.2 9.6

CSS Syntax

:first-of-type {
    css declarations;
} Demo




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