Degradable PNG Transparency for IE6

All (sane) web developers are eagerly awaiting the day Internet Explorer 6 dies. While there are a number of opinions in the community on when we should drop support and how we should encourage users to upgrade, the (sad) fact is that (as of this writing) roughly 25% of the world is still using it. That being said, I am still going to be at a minimum, creating sites that degrade gracefully and function fully for IE6 for some time to come. OK now what were we talking about?

IE6 does not support transparent PNGs correctly. Not only does it not support them, but in most cases it will turn all the transparent and semi-transparent pixels to an ugly blue/gray color that can really muck up a web page. Here’s a solution that doesn’t require hacks…

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