:last-of-type Selector


last-of-type selector

Description: Selects all elements that are the last among siblings of the same element name.

  • version added: 1.9jQuery( ":last-of-type" )

The :last-of-type selector matches elements that have no other element with the same parent and the same element name coming after it in the document tree.

Example:

Find the last span in each matched div and add some css plus a hover state.

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<!doctype html>
<html lang="en">
<head>
<meta charset="utf-8">
<title>last-of-type demo</title>
<style>
span.solast {
text-decoration: line-through;
}
</style>
<script src="//code.jquery.com/jquery-1.10.2.js"></script>
</head>
<body>
<div>
<span>Corey,</span>
<span>Yehuda,</span>
<span>Adam,</span>
<span>Todd</span>
</div>
<div>
<span>Jörn,</span>
<span>Scott,</span>
<span>Timo,</span>
<b>Nobody</b>
</div>
<script>
$( "span:last-of-type" )
.css({ color:"red", fontSize:"80%" })
.hover(function() {
$( this ).addClass( "solast" );
}, function() {
$( this ).removeClass( "solast" );
});
</script>
</body>
</html>

Demo: