last-child property CSS Reference

Definition and Usage

The :last-child CSS pseudo-class represents any element that is the last child element of its parent.


element:last-child { style properties }


li:last-child {
    background-color: lime;
  <li>This item is not limed.</li>
  <li>This item is! :)</li>


  • This item is not limed.
  • This item is! :)

Example 2 : Using UL

    <li>List 1</li>
    <li>List 2</li>
    <li>List 3</li>
ul li{
ul li:last-child{


Desktop browsers

Feature Chrome Firefox (Gecko) Internet Explorer Opera Safari
Basic support 1.0 1.0 (1.7 or earlier) 9.0 9.5 3.2

Mobile browsers

Feature Android Firefox Mobile (Gecko) IE Mobile Opera Mobile Safari Mobile
Basic support 2.1 1.0 (1) 9.0 10.0 3.2

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