:last-child Selector

last-child selector

version added: 1.1.4jQuery(':last-child')

Description: Selects all elements that are the last child of their parent.

While :last matches only a single element, :last-child can match more than one: one for each parent.


Finds the last span in each matched div and adds some css plus a hover state.

<!DOCTYPE html>
  span.solast { text-decoration:line-through; }
  <script src="http://code.jquery.com/jquery-latest.js"></script>


    $("div span:last-child")
        .css({color:"red", fontSize:"80%"})
        .hover(function () {
            }, function () {