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HTML | coords Attribute
  • Last Updated : 17 Jun, 2019

The HTML coords Attribute is used to specify the coordinate of an area in an image-map. It is used with shape attribute to specify the size, shape, and placement of an area. (0, 0) is the coordinate of the top-left corner.


<element coords="value">

Attribute Values:

  • x1, y1, x2, y2: It specifies the coordinate of top-left (x1, y1) and bottom-right (x2, y2) corner of the rectangle.
  • x, y, radius: It specifies the center coordinates (x, y) and radius (radius) of circle.
  • x1, y1, x2, y2, .., xn, yn: It specifies the coordinates of polygon. If the first and last coordinate pairs are not the same, the browser will add the last coordinate pair to close the polygon.


    <!DOCTYPE html>
            HTML coords Attribute
    <body style="text-align:center;">
        <h2>HTML Coords Attribute</h2>
        <img src=
             usemap="#shapemap" />
        <map name="shapemap">
            <!-- area tag contained image. -->
            <area shape="poly" 
                  coords="59, 31, 28, 83, 91, 83" 
            <area shape="circle" 
                  coords="155, 56, 26" 
            <area shape="rect" 
                  coords="224, 30, 276, 82" 



    Supported Browsers: The browsers supported by HTML coords Attribute are listed below:

    • Google Chrome
    • Internet Explorer
    • Firefox
    • Apple Safari
    • Opera

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