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HTML <map> name Attribute

HTML map Tag Reference HTML <map> tag

Example

An image-map, with clickable areas:

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

<map name="planetmap">
  <area shape="rect" coords="0,0,82,126" href="sun.htm" alt="Sun">
  <area shape="circle" coords="90,58,3" href="mercur.htm" alt="Mercury">
  <area shape="circle" coords="124,58,8" href="venus.htm" alt="Venus">
</map>

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Browser Support

Internet Explorer Firefox Opera Google Chrome Safari

The name attribute is supported in all major browsers.


Definition and Usage

The required name attribute specifies the name of an image-map.

The name attribute is associated with the <img>'s usemap attribute and creates a relationship between the image and the map.


Differences Between HTML 4.01 and HTML5

NONE.


Syntax

<map name="mapname">

Attribute Values

Value Description
mapname The name of the image-map


HTML map Tag Reference HTML <map> tag

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