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The nth-child pseudo element.

What does the n stands for in the nth-child pseudo element where we write "4n"?

1 Answer

Kevin Korte
Kevin Korte
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Instead of explaining it, let me refer you to Chris Coyier's excellent explanation. Read about it here: http://css-tricks.com/how-nth-child-works/

Basically, think of "n" as a placeholder value starting at 0, and than going up from there containing only positive integers.

Thanks Kevin, I was just reading that page before you sent through the answer. It really does solve the problem well.

Cheers )