HTML <map> name Attribute

HTML map Tag Reference HTML <map> tag


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">

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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.

Browser Support

name Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes

Differences Between HTML 4.01 and HTML5



<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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