Type Selector

Matches any element of the specified type.


HTML E { sRules }
Scripting N/A

Possible Values

E String that specifies the name of a document language element type.
sRules String that specifies one or more Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) attribute/value pairs.


A type selector matches every instance of the element type in the document tree.


The following style rule applies to all the H1 tags within the document.

    H1 { color:teal; font-variant:small-caps; letter-spacing:.1em; }

Standards Information

This selector is defined in CSS, Level 1 (CSS1).

See Also

Class Selector, Equality [=] Attribute Selector, Existence [] Attribute Selector, Hyphen [|=] Attribute Selector, ID Selector, Prefix [^=] Attribute Selector, Substring [*=] Attribute Selector, Suffix [$=] Attribute Selector, Universal (*) Selector, Whitespace [~=] Attribute Selector