VersionW3C//DTD HTML 3.2 Final//EN
ElementAREA
Purposedefine region on an imagemap which is a hypertext link
DescriptionThe AREA element is used in the MAP element to define the region on an imagemap which is a hypertext link. The area that is sensitive is defined in terms of X, Y pixel coordinates. Use a graphics program to find these.
Start tagRequired <AREA>
Attributes
NameTypeDefaultComment
alt CDATA #REQUIREDneeded for non-graphical user agents
coords CDATA #IMPLIEDcomma separated list of numbers; comma separated list of numbers; defines coordinates for shape
href CDATA #IMPLIEDUniform Resource Locator; see RFC1808 and RFC1738; this region acts as hypertext link; uniform resource locator
nohref( nohref )#IMPLIEDthis region has no action
shape( rect | circle | poly )rect
ContentEMPTY
End tagForbidden
Referenced in MAP
Example
SourceAppearance
<MAP Name="mymap">
<AREA Shape="rect" Coords="0,0,100,50" Href="http://www.december.com/html/">
</MAP>
<IMG Src="../../images/icon.gif" Usemap="#mymap" Width="100" Height="100" Ismap>
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