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HTML | object usemap Attribute

  • Last Updated : 30 Sep, 2019
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The HTML usemap attribute is used to specify the name of an image-map to use with the object. The image with some clickable areas is called image-map.
The usemap attribute is related to associate degree element’s name attribute and creates a relationship between the thing and also the map.


<object usemap="#mapname">

Attribute Values:
#mapname: A hash with map element’s name to use.


<!DOCTYPE html> 
    <title>HTML img usemap Attribute</title
        body { 
            text-align: center; 
        h1 { 
            color: green; 
    <h2>HTML <img> usemap Attribute</h2
    <object 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


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

  • Internet Explorer
  • Firefox

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