CSS only-of-type Selector :only-of-type

What is CSS :only-of-type Selector?

CSS :only-of-type selector matches only one child element of its types and whose are child elements of an parent element.

Syntax

General syntax of :only-of-type selector,

 element:only-of-type {   property: value;   property: value;   ... }  /* match all sibling of its type child element */ element *:only-of-type {   property: value;   property: value;   ... }

Example

CSS :only-of-type selector matches only one element of its types and whose are child elements of an parent element.

 <!DOCTYPE html> <html> <head>   <title>CSS :only-of-type Selector</title>   <style type="text/css">     li:only-of-type {       background:#ff0000;     }   </style> </head> <body>   <ul>     <li>first item</li>   </ul>   <ul>     <li>first item</li>     <li>second item</li>     <li>third item</li>   </ul>   <p>     <span>This is first paragraph</span>   </p> </body> </html>

Browser Compatibility

  • Google Chrome 2+
  • Mozilla Firefox 3+
  • Internet Explorer 9+
  • Opera 9.5+
  • Safari 4+

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.