Applies one or more styles to the element that is the nth child of its parent element, counting from the last one.


:nth-last-child {sRules}

Possible values


String that specifies one or more Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) attribute/value pairs.


The :nth-last-child(n) pseudo-class is a structural pseudo-class. Structural pseudo-classes enable selection based on extra information in the document tree that can't be selected using simple selectors or combinators.

Standards Information

This pseudo-element is defined in CSS Selectors Level 3 Gg721800.xtlink_newWindow(en-us,Expression.40).png.

Applies to

a, abbr, acronym, address, b, big, blockquote, body, caption, center, cite, code, col, colgroup, dd, dfn, dir, div, dl, dt, em, form, hn, html, i, img, input, input type=button, input type=checkbox, input type=file, input type=hidden, input type=image, input type=password, input type=radio, input type=reset, input type=submit, input type=text, kbd, label, legend, li, listing, marquee, menu, ol, p, plaintext, pre, s, samp, select, small, span, strike, strong, sub, sup, table, tbody, td, textarea, tfoot, th, thead, tr, tt, u, ul, var, xmp

See also



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