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Ivana Lescesen
Ivana Lescesen
19,442 Points

Is it better to use multiple classes or use nth-child(n) selector?

i have a few images I need to position to fit into a box, it does not seem efficient to a make class for each one so is this a better solution

<div class="box-4">
                <p class="sbc">Complete</p> 
                <p> weight loss system</p>                  
                <img src="images/box-image.png">
                <a href="#"> <img  src="images/arrow-side.png"> </a>

     .box-4 img:nth-child(3){
                height: 65%;
                position: relative;
               bottom: 10px;

           .box-4 a img:nth-child(1) {
             position: relative;
               left: 28px;
             bottom: 30px;

I have six boxes with the same code

1 Answer

Patryk Bernasiewicz
Patryk Bernasiewicz
Courses Plus Student 10,281 Points

It really depends on your own preference, although :nth-child will be more efficient and let you keep your HTML code cleaner. The :nth-child CSS selector is a widely supported feature and you can use it without worries.

You can visit these pages for reference:

And you can also test your :nth-child arguments on this site: