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CSS Pocket Reference, 4th Edition by Eric A. Meyer

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Name

:first-of-type

Applies to:

Any element

Description:

Matches an element when it is the first child of its type of another element. Thus, div:first-of-type will select any div that is the first child div of another element.

Examples:

td:first-of-type {border-left: 1px dotted;}
h2:first-of-type {color: fuchsia;}

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