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The :last-of-type selector

in CSS on September 23, 2020

The :last-of-type selects the element that is the last child, of a particular type, of its parent.

For e.g., in the code below the css selects the last paragraph and the last heading h2.

<!DOCTYPE html>
p:last-of-type {
 background: #C5CAE9;

h2:last-of-type {
 background: #CDDC39;


<div class="container">
 <p>1st paragraph</p>
 <p>2bd paragraph</p>
 <p>last paragraph</p>
 <h1>1st Heading</h1>
 <h2>1st heading</h2>
 <h2>last heading</h2>



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