I have saved for Web in PNG 24 and checked the transparency box - it does normally work with transparent background, but with a transparent graded shape it doesn't work. What's wrong there?

This is my shape in PS - clearly the upper half is transparent enter image description here

And this is what my shape looks like, when trying to save for web. It turns intransparent! Even though its PNG 24 and transparency checked. enter image description here

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Change your preview mode to Original

render preview mode original

Right now your image render is previewing in GIF format. If you left all of your settings the same right now and just hit save your file will be fine. It is just the preview that isn't showing your transparent gradient. The actual file will have the transparency.

The optimized preview shows GIF because the first selection for output is on GIF (or maybe it uses your last option, I am not sure). You can go back to the Optimized tab once you have selected Original.

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