HTML Map name attribute


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" />

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.
The map element contains a number of area elements, that defines the clickable areas in the image map.

Browser Support

The name attribute is supported in all major browsers.


<map name="value">

Attribute Values

Value Description
mapname The name of an image-map
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