Child Selectors in CSS

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The CSS child selector is used to select all child elements with a particular parent element.

Syntax

The syntax for CSS child selector is as follows−

element > element {
/*declarations*/
}

Example

The following examples illustrate CSS descendant selector −

 Live Demo

<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
<head>
<style>
* {
   padding: 5px;
}
article > div {
   border: dashed midnightblue;
   width: 45%;
}
div > p {
   font-size: 20px;
   font-style: italic;
   box-shadow: inset 0 0 8px orange;
}
</style>
</head>
<body>
<h2>Examination Detail</h2>
<article>
   <div>Exam Details</div>
   <div><p>Exam begins at 11AM.</p></div>
   <span><div> Do not bring cell phone.</div></span>
   <div>
   <div>Candidates should reach the center till 10:45.</div>
   <br/>
   The candidates need to be bring the Admit Card.
   </div>
</article>
</body>
</html>

Output

This gives the following output

Example

 Live Demo

<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
<head>
<style>
div {
   margin: auto;
   width: 200px;
   padding: 30px;
   background-color: moccasin;
}
div > div {
   box-shadow: inset 0 0 8px mediumseagreen;
   border-top-right-radius: 50%;
   border-bottom-left-radius: 50%;
}
</style>
</head>
<body>
<div>
<div></div>
</div>
</body>
</html>

Output

This gives the following output

raja
Published on 06-Jan-2020 07:36:43
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