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The jQuery :last-of-type Selector is used to select all elements which are the last child of their parent. 

Syntax:

$(":last-of-type")

Below are examples that illustrate the :last-of-type selector in jQuery: 

Example 1: This example changes the background-color to green and text-color to white, of the last element of their parents (div tags). 

html

<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
 
<head>
    <title>
        jQuery | :last-of-type Selector
    </title>
 
    <script src=
    </script>
 
    <!-- Script to use last-of-type selector -->
    <script>
        $(document).ready(function () {
            $("h4:last-of-type").css({
                "background-color": "green",
                "color": "white"
            });
        });
    </script>
 
    <!-- CSS property to set style of element -->
    <style>
        option {
            font-weight: bold;
            font-size: 25px;
            color: green;
        }
 
        select {
            font-weight: bold;
            font-size: 25px;
            color: green;
        }
    </style>
</head>
 
<body style="text-align:center;">
    <h1>
        jQuery | :last-of-type Selector
    </h1>
 
    <div style="border:1px solid blue;">
        <h4>The first heading in first div.</h4>
        <h4>The last heading in first div.</h4>
    </div><br>
 
    <div style="border:1px solid blue;">
        <h4>The first heading in second div.</h4>
        <h4>The last heading in second div.</h4>
    </div>
</body>
 
</html>

                    

Output:

  

Example 2: This example changes the background-color to green and text-color to white, of the last heading of <body> tag. 

html

<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
 
<head>
    <title>
        jQuery | :last-of-type Selector
    </title>
 
    <script src=
    </script>
 
    <!-- Script to use last-of-type selector -->
    <script>
        $(document).ready(function () {
            $("h4:last-of-type").css({
                "background-color": "green",
                "color": "white"
            });
        });
    </script>
 
    <style>
        option {
            font-weight: bold;
            font-size: 25px;
            color: green;
        }
 
        select {
            font-weight: bold;
            font-size: 25px;
            color: green;
        }
    </style>
</head>
 
<body style="text-align:center;">
    <h1>
        jQuery | :last-of-type Selector
    </h1>
    <h4>The first heading in body.</h4>
    <h4>The last heading in body.</h4>
 
</body>
 
</html>

                    

Output:

 



Last Updated : 06 Jul, 2023
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