HTML <map> Tag

HTML <map> Tag

In this tutorial, we will learn about map tag in HTML with the help of examples.

<map> Tag

Map tag <map> is used to define an image map.An image map is an image with clickable areas.

Note : To create the relationship between the <img> tag and the <map> tag by using the name of the name attribute(in <map> tag) as the usemap attribute(in <img> tag). The tag contains a number of <area> tag, that defines the clickable areas in the image map.




<!DOCTYPE html>
    <title>Map Tag</title>
    <img src = "boat.png" width = "500" height = "500" alt = "Image not found" usemap = "#tutorial">
    <map name = "tutorial">
      <area shape = "poly" coords = "70,0,112,28,99,70,50,70,39,25" href = "www.algbly.com" target = "_blank" />
      <area shape = "rect" coords = "500,580,125,120" href = "www.algbly.com" target = "_blank" />


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Specific Attribute

Attribute Value Description
name unique_name Defines a unique name for the <map> tag

Global Attribute

Map Tag support all the global attributes of HTML.

Event Attribute

Map Tag support all the event attributes of HTML.

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