HTML DOM Map Object

Map Object

The Map object represents an HTML <map> element.

Access a Map Object

You can access a <map> element by using getElementById():

var x = document.getElementById("myMap"); Try it

Create a Map Object

You can create a <map> element by using the document.createElement() method:

var x = document.createElement("MAP"); Try it

Map Object Collections

Collection Description
areas Returns a collection of all <area> elements in an image-map
images Returns a collection of all <img> and <object> elements associated with the image-map

Map Object Properties

Property Description
name Sets or returns the value of the name attribute of an image-map

Standard Properties and Events

The Map object also supports the standard properties and events.

Related Pages

HTML DOM reference: Area object

HTML reference: HTML <map> tag

HTML reference: HTML <area> tag

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