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I have the following code to do a foreach loop, I want to target the last item in the loop (e.g if it's looped over 3 events I want to target the 3rd event) to do something slightly different with the css. How would I do that?

<?php $pages = get_pages(array('child_of' => $post->ID, 'sort_column' => 'menu_order'));
    foreach($pages as $post)
    {
    setup_postdata($post);
    $fields = get_fields();
?>
<div class="event">
    <img class="event-thumbimage" src="<?php echo $fields->thumb_image; ?>" height="120" width="140" alt="<?php echo $fields->event_title; ?>" />
    <h2><?php echo $fields->event_title; ?></h2>
    <p>
        Location: <?php echo $fields->location; ?><br />
        Start: <?php echo $fields->start_date; ?> at <?php echo $fields->start_time; ?>
        <?php $fields = get_acf(); if($fields->end_date != "") : ?>
        , End: <?php echo $fields->end_date; ?> at <?php echo $fields->end_time; ?>
        <?php else : ?>
        <?php endif; ?>
    </p>                        
    <p style="margin-bottom:0px!IMPORTANT;"><?php echo substr($fields->description,0,170) . "..."; ?></p>
    <p><a class="read-more" href="<?php echo get_page_link($post->ID); ?>" title="Read more about: <?php echo $fields->event_title; ?>">Read more...</a></p>
</div>
<?php } wp_reset_query(); ?>
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You can try this :

foreach( $pages as $key => $post )

and :

<div class = "event <?php if( $key == ( count( $pages ) - 1 ) ) echo 'last'; ?>" >

It will add a last class to your last event div.

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Thanks, oddly it's added the last class to the 2nd item rather the 3rd one (i.e the last item). –  Rob Jul 28 '11 at 9:45
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Ah yes, that's because $key starts at zero, not one. I fixed the code. Tell me if it works now. –  mike23 Jul 28 '11 at 10:02
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should be if( $key == (count( $pages ) -1) ) since the array's first index is 0 while count functions starts from 1. –  Bainternet Jul 28 '11 at 10:03
    
@Bainternet Thanks, knew what to do but couldn't get the syntax right! –  Rob Jul 28 '11 at 10:05
    
@Bainternet It's acting a little strange. Using -1 as the count it makes the first item "last". When changing it to +1, it doesn't work when there's only two items in the list but works when there's 3, argh!! –  Rob Jul 28 '11 at 12:51
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Since $pages is an array, get its count by $pages_count = count( $pages ); and then inside loop, keep a counter which is incremented at every iteration of the loop and compare if it equals the count if ( $pages_count == $counter++ )

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Thanks, not quite sure how to implement that. The items are unlimited so it's not necessarily the 3rd item, just the last item. –  Rob Jul 28 '11 at 9:35
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