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CSS CSS Selectors Advanced Selectors :nth-of-type

Trent Christofferson
Trent Christofferson
18,585 Points

Does :nth-child work with flexbox ordering?

When you rearrange the order of something with flexbox does :nth-child follow flexbox rules or does it just go by html?

1 Answer

Steven Parker
Steven Parker
216,045 Points

The "nth-child" pseudo-class targets elements based on DOM order.

Flexbox ordering only changes the visual arrangement of items, it does not affect how they are arranged in the DOM tree. So if you use order to move items around, it will not change their "nth-child" number.