The :last-child Pseudo-class in CSS

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The CSS :last-child pseudo-class selects an element that is the last child element of some other element.

Syntax

Following is the syntax −

:last-child{
   /*declarations*/
}

Let’s see an example of CSS last-child Pseudo class −

Example

 Live Demo

<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
<head>
<style>
table {
   margin: auto;
   padding: 10px;
   border: hsl(54, 100%, 50%) solid 13px;
   border-radius: 6px;
   text-align: center;
}
td, th {
   border-left: 2px solid black;
   border-top: 3px solid black;
}
td:last-child, th:last-child {
   border-right: 2px solid black;
}
th {
   background-color: lightblue;
   border-top: none;
}
caption {
   margin-top: 3px;
   background-color: purple;
   caption-side: bottom;
   color: white;
   border-radius: 20%;
}
</style>
</head>
<body>
<table>
<caption>Demo</caption>
<tr>
<th colspan="4">Table</th>
</tr>
<tr>
<td>One</td>
<td>Two</td>
<td>Three</td>
<td>Four</td>
</tr>
<tr>
<td>Five</td>
<td>Six</td>
<td>Seven</td>
<td>Eight</td>
</tr>
</table>
</body>
</html>

Output

Before using last-child pseudo class selector −

After using last-child pseudo class selector −

Let’s see another example of CSS last-child Pseudo class −

Example

 Live Demo

<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
<head>
<style>
* {
   font-size: 1.1em;
   list-style: circle;
}
li:first-child {
   background-color: seashell;
   font-family: cursive;
}
li:nth-child(2) {
   background-color: azure;
   font-family: "Brush Script Std", serif;
}
li:last-child {
   background-color: springgreen;
   font-family: "Gigi", Arial;
}
</style>
</head>
<body>
<h2>What is PHP?</h2>
<ul>
<li>PHP is a recursive acronym for "PHP: Hypertext Preprocessor".</li>
<li>PHP is a server side scripting language that is embedded in HTML. </li>
<li>It is integrated with a number of popular databases, including MySQL, PostgreSQL, Oracle, Sybase, Informix, and Microsoft SQL Server.</li>
</ul>
</body>
</html>

Output

raja
Published on 07-Jan-2020 14:42:53
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