:nth-child pseudo-class

Applies one or more styles to the element that is the n-th child of its parent element.

Selectors Level 3, Section 6.6.5.2Internet Explorer 9

 

Syntax

selector:nth-child(an+b) {...}

Parameters

selector

A CSS simple selector.

an+b

Standards information

Remarks

The :nth-child pseudo-class is a structural pseudo-class. Structural pseudo-classes enable selection based on extra information in the document tree that cannot be selected using simple selectors or combinators.

See also

Reference
:root
:nth-last-child
:nth-of-type
:nth-last-of-type
:last-child
:first-of-type
:last-of-type
:only-child
:only-of-type
:empty

 

 

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