CSS empty Selector (:empty)

What is CSS :empty Selector?

CSS :empty selector select all element whose haven't any children element even not any text node.

Syntax

General syntax of CSS :empty selector,

 :empty {   property: value;   property: value;   ... }  div:empty {   property: value;   property: value;   ... }

Example

CSS :empty selector select all element whose haven't any children element or not any next node.

 <!DOCTYPE html> <html> <head>   <title>CSS :empty Selector</title>   <style type="text/css">     div:empty {       width:100px;       height:20px;       background:#ff0000;     }   </style> </head> <body>   <div></div>   <div>first paragraph.</div>   <div>Another one paragraph.</div> </body> </html>

Browser Compatibility

  • Google Chrome 2+
  • Mozilla Firefox 1.5+
  • Internet Explorer 9+
  • Opera 9.5+
  • Safari 3.1+

Note: Here details of browser compatibility with version number may be this is bug and not supported. But recommended to always use latest Web browser.