Style every element that is the only child of its parent with CSS


Use the CSS :only-child selector to style every <p> element that is the only child of its parent.

Example

You can try to run the following code to implement the :only-child selector

Live Demo

<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
   <head>
      <style>
         p:only-child {
            background: orange;
         }
      </style>
   </head>
   <body>
      <h1>Heading</h1>
      <div>
         <p>This is a paragraph.</p>
      </div>
      <div>
         <p>This is a paragraph.</p>
         <p>This is a paragraph.</p>
         <p>This is a paragraph.</p>
      </div>
   </body>
</html>

Output

Updated on: 22-Jun-2020

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