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  • Last Updated : 17 Nov, 2022
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The jQuery :last Selector is used to select the last element of the specified type.

Syntax: 

$(":last")

Example 1: In this example, we will select the last <p> element by using jQuery :last Selector.

HTML




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


Output: 

Example 2: In this example, we will change the background color of the last <p> element.

HTML




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