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HTML <area> type Attribute

HTML area Tag Reference HTML <area> tag

Example

An image-map, with a clickable area:

<img src="planets.gif" width="145" height="126" alt="Planets" usemap="#planetmap">

<map name="planetmap">
<area shape="rect" coords="0,0,82,126" alt="Sun"
href="/images/sun.gif" type="image/gif">
</map>

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Browser Support

Internet Explorer Firefox Opera Google Chrome Safari

The type attribute is supported in all major browsers.


Definition and Usage

The type attribute specifies the MIME type of the target URL.

This attribute is only used if the href attribute is set.

Note: This attribute is purely advisory.


Differences Between HTML 4.01 and HTML5

The type attribute is new for the <area> tag in HTML5.


Syntax

<area type="MIME_type">

Attribute Values

Value Description
MIME_type The MIME type of the linked document.
Look at IANA MIME types for a complete list of standard MIME types.


HTML area Tag Reference HTML <area> tag

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