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CSS vertical-align Property


Example

Vertical align an image:

img {
    vertical-align: text-top;
}

Definition and Usage

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

Default value: baseline
Inherited: no
Animatable: yes.
Version: CSS1
JavaScript syntax: object.style.verticalAlign="top"

Browser Support

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

Property
vertical-align 1.0 12.0 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
baseline Align the baseline of the element with the baseline of the parent element. This is default
length Raises or lower an element by the specified length. Negative values are allowed
% Raises or lower an element in a percent of the "line-height" property. Negative values are allowed
sub Aligns the element as if it was subscript
super Aligns the element as if it was superscript
top The top of the element is aligned with the top of the tallest element on the line
text-top The top of the element is aligned with the top of the parent element's font
middle The element is placed in the middle of the parent element
bottom The bottom of the element is aligned with the lowest element on the line
text-bottom The bottom of the element is aligned with the bottom of the parent element's font
initial Sets this property to its default value. initial
inherit Inherits this property from its parent element. inherit