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CSS vertical-align Property


Vertical align an image:

img.a {
  vertical-align: baseline;

img.b {
  vertical-align: text-top;

img.c {
  vertical-align: text-bottom;

img.d {
  vertical-align: sub;

img.e {
  vertical-align: super;
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Definition and Usage

The vertical-align property sets the vertical alignment of an element.

Default value: baseline
Inherited: no
Animatable: yes. Read about animatable Try it
Version: CSS1
JavaScript syntax:"top" Try it

Browser Support

The numbers in the table specify the first browser version that fully supports the property.

vertical-align 1.0 4.0 1.0 1.0 4.0

CSS Syntax

vertical-align: baseline|length|sub|super|top|text-top|middle|bottom|text-bottom|initial|inherit;

Property Values

Value Description Play it
baseline The element is aligned with the baseline of the parent. This is default Play it »
length Raises or lower an element by the specified length. Negative values are allowed. Read about length units Play it »
% Raises or lower an element in a percent of the "line-height" property. Negative values are allowed Play it »
sub The element is aligned with the subscript baseline of the parent Play it »
super The element is aligned with the superscript baseline of the parent Play it »
top The element is aligned with the top of the tallest element on the line Play it »
text-top The element is aligned with the top of the parent element's font Play it »
middle The element is placed in the middle of the parent element Play it »
bottom The element is aligned with the lowest element on the line Play it »
text-bottom The element is aligned with the bottom of the parent element's font Play it »
initial Sets this property to its default value. Read about initial Play it »
inherit Inherits this property from its parent element. Read about inherit

Related Pages

CSS tutorial: CSS Text

HHTML DOM reference: verticalAlign property