What is a map tag?

Definition and Usage. The

tag is used to define a client-side image-map. An image-map is an image with clickable areas. The required name attribute of the

element is associated with the ‘s usemap attribute and creates a relationship between the image and the map.

The HTML <map> tag is used for defining an image map. Image maps are images that have clickable areas (sometimes referred to as “hot spots”). Each of these clickable areas can lead to a different location. The <img> tag can be defined elsewhere on the page, and is linked to the <map> element using the name attribute.

Subsequently, question is, what is image mapping explain its type? In HTML and XHTML, an image map is a list of coordinates relating to a specific image, created in order to hyperlink areas of the image to different destinations (as opposed to a normal image link, in which the entire area of the image links to a single destination).

Simply so, how do you create an area in an image map?

The <area> tag defines an area inside an imagemap (an imagemap is an image with clickable areas). The <area> element is always nested inside a <map> tag. Note: The usemap attribute in the <img> tag is associated with the <map> element’s name attribute, and creates a relationship between the image and the map.

How do I create an image map?

To create an image map:

  1. Add the <img> Tag. Embed the image into the page using the usual method (via the <img> element). Of course, the image must be available on the web first.
  2. Add the Map. Use the HTML <map> tag to create a map with a name.
  3. Link them with the usemap Attribute. This bit links the map with the image.

How do I find the coordinates of an image?

Get Coordinates from an Image Open the image toolbar. Click an image to open the image toolbar: Choose the coordinates tool. Choose the coordinates tool in the toolbar: Click image points. Click the image points whose coordinates you want to extract: Copy image coordinates to the clipboard. Paste the image coordinates into an expression.

How do I show a map in HTML?

HTML Google Map is used to display maps on your webpage. You can simply add a map on your basic HTML page. Example:

My First Google Map