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jQuery | :last Selector
  • Last Updated : 01 Mar, 2021

It is a jQuery Selector that is used to select the last element of the specified type.
Syntax: 
 

$(":last")

Return Value: It selects and returns the last element.
Example-1: 
 

html




<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
<h1>
  <center>
    Geeks
  </center>
  </h1>
 
<head>
    <script src=
  </script>
    <script>
        $(document).ready(function() {
            $("p:last").css(
              "background-color", "green");
        });
    </script>
</head>
 
<body>
 
     
<p>Geeks for Geeks</p>
 
     
<p>jQuery</p>
 
     
<p>Last Selector</p>
 
 
</body>
 
</html>

Output: 
 

Example-2: 
 



html




<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
<h1>
  <center>
    Geeks
  </center>
  </h1>
 
<head>
    <script src=
  </script>
   
  <script>
        $(document).ready(function() {
            $("p:last").css(
              "background-color", "green");
        });
    </script>
</head>
 
<body>
    <div style="border:1px solid;">
         
<p>Geeks for Geeks</p>
 
         
<p>jQuery</p>
 
    </div>
    <br>
 
    <div style="border:1px solid;">
         
<p>Geeks for Geeks</p>
 
         
<p>jQuery</p>
 
         
<p>Last Selector</p>
 
    </div>
 
    <div>jQuery:Last Selector</div>
 
</body>
 
</html>

Output: 
 

Note: Above code will select only the last <p> element of second div. To select the last <p> element of first div use :last-child selector.
 

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