jQuery :nth-child() Selector
Select each <p> element that is the third child of its parent:
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Definition and Usage
The :nth-child(n) selector selects all elements that are the nth child, regardless of type, of their parent.
Tip: Use the :nth-of-type() selector to select all elements that are the nth child, of a particular type, of their parent.
|n||The index of each child to match.
Must be a number. The first element has the index number 1.
|even||Selects each even child element|
|odd||Selects each odd child element|
|formula||Specifies which child element(s) to be selected with a formula (an + b).
Example: p:nth-child(3n+2) selects each 3rd paragraph, starting at the 2nd child element
Try it Yourself - Example
each <p> element that is the second child of all <div> elements
How to select each <p> element that is the second child of all <div> elements.
formula (an + b)
How to use a formula (an + b) to select different child elements.
"even" and "odd"
How to use even and odd to select different child elements.
Difference between :nth-child(), :nth-last-child(), :nth-of-type() and
The difference between p:nth-child(2), p:nth-last-child(2), p:nth-of-type(2) and p:nth-of-last-type(2).
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