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HTML <img> usemap Attribute

❮ HTML <img> tag


An image map, with clickable areas:

<img src="workplace.jpg" alt="Workplace" usemap="#workmap" width="400" height="379">

<map name="workmap">
  <area shape="rect" coords="34,44,270,350" alt="Computer" href="computer.htm">
  <area shape="rect" coords="290,172,333,250" alt="Phone" href="phone.htm">
  <area shape="circle" coords="337,300,44" alt="Cup of coffee" href="coffee.htm">
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Definition and Usage

The usemap attribute specifies an image as a client-side image map (an image map is an image with clickable areas).

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

Note: The usemap attribute cannot be used if the <img> element is a descendant of an <a> or <button> element.

Browser Support

usemap Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes


<img usemap="#mapname">

Attribute Values

Value Description
#mapname A hash character ("#") plus the name of the <map> element to use

❮ HTML <img> tag