nth-last-child property CSS Reference

Definition and Usage

The :nth-last-child CSS pseudo-class matches an element that has an+b-1 siblings after it in the document tree, for a given positive or zero value for n, and has a parent element. See :nth-child for a more thorough description of the syntax of its argument.


element:nth-last-child(an + b) { style properties }


Example selectors

Matches the last four rows of an HTML table.
Matches the even elements in their parent element, starting at the last element and working backward.


Desktop browsers

Feature Chrome Firefox (Gecko) Internet Explorer Opera Safari
Basic support 4.0 3.5 (1.9.1) 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 (1.9.1) 9.0 10.0 3.2

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