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jQuery :nth-last-child() Selector

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Example

Select each <p> element that is the third child of its parent, counting from the last child:

$("p:nth-last-child(3)")

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Definition and Usage

The :nth-last-child(n) selector selects all elements that are the nth child, regardless of type, of their parent, counting from the last child.

Tip: Use the :nth-last-of-type() selector to select all elements that are the nth child, of a particular type, of their parent, counting from the last child.


Syntax

:nth-last-child(n|even|odd|formula)

Parameter Description
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-last-child(3n+2) selects each 3rd paragraph, starting at the last 2nd child


Examples

Try it Yourself - Example

Select each <p> element that is the first child of all <div> element, counting from the last child
How to select a <p> element that is the first child of all <div> elements, counting from the last child.

Using a formula (an + b)
How to use a formula (an + b) to select different child elements, counting from the last child.

Using "even" and "odd"
How to use even and odd to select different child elements, counting from the last child.

Difference between :nth-child(), :nth-last-child(), :nth-of-type() and :nth-of-last-type()
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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