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HTML | <img> usemap Attribute

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  • Last Updated : 22 Jul, 2022
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The <img> usemap attribute is used to specify the image as a client-side image-map. The image-map is the clickable image areas. The usemap attribute is used to creates a relationship between the image and map.

<img usemap="#mapname">

Attribute Values: 

  • mapname: It is used to hold the map name containing hash (#) character.



<!DOCTYPE html>
    <title>HTML img usemap Attribute</title>
        body {
            text-align: center;
        h1 {
            color: green;
    <h2>HTML <img> usemap Attribute</h2>
    <img src=
        alt="" width="300" height="119" usemap="#shapemap" />
    <map name="shapemap">
        <!-- area tag contained image. -->
        <area shape="poly" coords="59, 31, 28, 83, 91, 83" href=
        <area shape="circle" coords="155, 56, 26" href=
        <area shape="rect" coords="224, 30, 276, 82" href=


Before Clicking On specific clickable area:

After Clicking On specific clickable area: 

Supported Browsers: The browsers supported by HTML <img> usemap attribute are listed below: 

  • Google Chrome
  • Edge 12 and above
  • Internet Explorer
  • Firefox
  • Safari
  • Opera


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