Join James Williamson for an in-depth discussion in this video The negation selector, part of CSS: Selectors.
- The negation pseudo-class selector…is one of the oddest selectors in all of CSS.…Essentially, it allows you to target everything…that doesn't match a simple selector…that you pass into it as an argument.…It's a little easier to understand…if you can see how it works.…So let's take a look at the syntax…and then we'll experiment with it.…So I've got the not.htm file…from the 04_05 directory opened up in a browser,…and the first thing I want to take a look at…are the three bullet points of sort of a…syntax example that I have here.…
So the very first example I have there…where it says :not(p),…that would match every element except for paragraphs.…The one underneath it where we're…a little more element specific,…we're saying p:not and inside of that…we're passing the attribute selector of class.…That would target every single paragraph…that doesn't have a class attribute.…And then finally underneath it,…you can see li:not, and then inside the parentheses…the pseudo-class selector of last-child.…
So that would match every item in a list…
- Targeting classes and IDs
- Working with group selectors
- Targeting element attributes
- String matching
- Targeting links with pseudo-class selectors
- Targeting child elements and empty elements
- Targeting parent, child, and sibling elements
- Matching patterns
- Writing efficient selectors
Skill Level Intermediate
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1. Basic Selectors
2. Attribute Selectors
3. User Action Pseudo-Class Selectors
4. Structural Selectors
6. Matching Patterns
7. Writing Efficient Selectors
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