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HTML | usemap Attribute

  • Last Updated : 02 Sep, 2021

The HTML usemap attribute is used to specify an image/object as an image map. It is related to a map element’s name or id attribute and creates a relationship between the img and the map.

Supported tags: 

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Syntax

<element_name usemap="#mapname">

Attribute Values:



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

Example:  

html




<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
 
<head>
    <title>HTML img usemap Attribute</title>
     
    <style>
        body {
            text-align: center;
        }
         
        h1 {
            color: green;
        }
    </style>
</head>
 
<body>
    <h1>GeeksforGeeks</h1>
     
    <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=
            alt="Triangle">
         
        <area shape="circle" coords="155, 56, 26" href=
            alt="Circle">
         
        <area shape="rect" coords="224, 30, 276, 82" href=
            alt="Square">
    </map>
</body>
 
</html>

Output:

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

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

 




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