Description: Selects even elements, zero-indexed. See also odd.
version added: 1.0jQuery( ":even" )
In particular, note that the 0-based indexing means that, counter-intuitively,
:even selects the first element, third element, and so on within the matched set.
:evenis a jQuery extension and not part of the CSS specification, queries using
:evencannot take advantage of the performance boost provided by the native DOM
querySelectorAll()method. To achieve the best performance when using
:evento select elements, first select the elements using a pure CSS selector, then use
- Selected elements are in the order of their appearance in the document.
Finds even table rows, matching the first, third and so on (index 0, 2, 4 etc.).