Selectors
Available selectors
The list of default selectors supported by CSSelly:
  • * any element
  • E an element of type E
  • E[foo] an E element with a "foo" attribute
  • E[foo="bar"] an E element whose "foo" attribute value is exactly equal to "bar"
  • E[foo~="bar"] an E element whose "foo" attribute value is a list of whitespace-separated values, one of which is exactly equal to "bar"
  • E[foo^="bar"] an E element whose "foo" attribute value begins exactly with the string "bar"
  • E[foo$="bar"] an E element whose "foo" attribute value ends exactly with the string "bar"
  • E[foo*="bar"] an E element whose "foo" attribute value contains the substring "bar"
  • E[foo|="en"] an E element whose "foo" attribute has a hyphen-separated list of values beginning (from the left) with "en"
  • E:root an E element, root of the document
  • E:nth-child(n) an E element, the n-th child of its parent
  • E:nth-last-child(n) an E element, the n-th child of its parent, counting from the last one
  • E:nth-of-type(n) an E element, the n-th sibling of its type
  • E:nth-last-of-type(n) an E element, the n-th sibling of its type, counting from the last one
  • E:first-child an E element, first child of its parent
  • E:last-child an E element, last child of its parent
  • E:first-of-type an E element, first sibling of its type
  • E:last-of-type an E element, last sibling of its type
  • E:only-child an E element, only child of its parent
  • E:only-of-type an E element, only sibling of its type
  • E:empty an E element that has no children (including text nodes)
  • E#myid an E element with ID equal to “myid”.
  • E F an F element descendant of an E element
  • E > F an F element child of an E element
  • E + F an F element immediately preceded by an E element
  • E ~ F an F element preceded by an E element
The list of additional pseudo-classes and pseudo-functions supported by CSSelly:
  • :first
  • :last
  • :button
  • :checkbox
  • :file
  • :header
  • :image
  • :input
  • :parent
  • :password
  • :radio
  • :reset
  • :selected
  • :checked
  • :submit
  • :text
  • :even
  • :odd
  • :eq(n)
  • :gt(n)
  • :lt(n)
  • :contains(text)

Escaping

CSSelly supports escaping characters using the backslash, e.g.: nspace\:name refers to the tag name nspace:name (that uses namespaces) and not for pseudo-class name.
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