Images with Transparencies

This is an example of a transparency using GIF. If you look close, you can see a ring of whitish pixels around the image:

This is an example of a transparency using PNG. Notice that the quality is much better (in supporting browsers):

Be carful with PNGs, however, because not all browsers support them properly. See the PNG transparency test for a comparison of browsers.

Vertical Alignment

These are the various options for the CSS rule vertical-align:

Lorem ipsum rem "baseline" ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetuer "sub" dipiscing elit. Praesent lorem justo, consequat vel, eleifend quis, adipiscing at, risus. Cras aliquam, magna et faucibus aliquet, tellus velit egestas metus, a "super" consectetuer arcu turpis semper dolor. Sed "top" risus enim, gravida ut, vulputate at, porta a, mi. Proin tincidunt, purus vestibulum nonummy scelerisque, sem libero aliquet dolor, eu adipiscing purus nisl "text-top" vel purus. Etiam interdum "middle" egestas dolor. Nunc malesuada "bottom" orci sed enim. Duis purus elit, blandit id, euismod id, porta convallis, lorem. Sed volutpat nunc vitae mauris. Vestibulum venenatis. Cum "text-bottom" sociis natoque penatibus et magnis dis parturient montes, nascetur ridiculus mus. Nullam vel nibh eu eros ultricies auctor. Proin id neque non ipsum viverra condimentum. Pellentesque lorem metus, ultricies vitae, facilisis in, aliquam vitae, mi.