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HTML | object usemap Attribute

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  • Last Updated : 19 Jul, 2022
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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 object 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:

  • Google Chrome 
  • Edge 12
  • Internet Explorer 
  • Firefox 1
  • Opera 
  • Safari 

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