<AREA> tag description

Tag index


  1. <AREA SHAPE="rect" COORDS="x1,y1,x2,y2" HREF="...">
  2. <AREA SHAPE="circle" COORDS="x1,x2,r" HREF="...">
  3. <AREA SHAPE="poly" COORDS="x1,y1,x2,y3,xn,yn,..." HREF="...">


  1. Clickable area declaration inside client side map declaration (<MAP> tag), rectangle shaped.
  2. Circle shaped area - coordinates refer to center.
  3. Polygon shaped area - you have to give the coordinates of all points.


Handheld devices often do not support image maps because there is no mouse and therefore no cursor.

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