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Zebra striped list  visual

Creates a striped list with alternating background colors, which is useful for differentiating siblings that have content spread across a wide row.

HTML
<ul>
  <li>Item 01</li>
  <li>Item 02</li>
  <li>Item 03</li>
  <li>Item 04</li>
  <li>Item 05</li>
</ul>
CSS
li:nth-child(odd) {
  background-color: #ddd;
}
Demo
  • Item 01
  • Item 02
  • Item 03
  • Item 04
  • Item 05
Explanation
  • Use the :nth-child(odd) or :nth-child(even) pseudo-class to apply a different background color to elements that match based on their position in a group of siblings.
  • Note that you can use it to apply different styles to other HTML elements like div, tr, p, ol, etc.
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