HTML5 <map> Tag
An image-map, with clickable areas:
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Definition and Usage
The <map> tag is used to define a client-side image-map. An image-map is an image with clickable areas.
The name attribute is required in the map element. This attribute is associated with the <img>'s usemap attribute and creates a relationship between the image and the map.
The map element contains a number of area elements, that defines the clickable areas in the image map.
Differences Between HTML 4.01 and HTML5
Tips and Notes
Note: The area element is always nested inside the map element. The area element defines the regions in the image map.
|name||unique name||Defines a unique name for the map tag, so it can be referred to.|
The <map> tag also supports the Standard Attributes in HTML5.
The <map> tag also supports the Event Attributes in HTML5.