HTML <img> ismap Attribute

The ismap attribute on an <img> tag specifies that the image is used as a server-side image map. With this setting, mouse clicks are sent to the server.

Example

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An ismap attribute on an <img> element.
Clicking the image sends the mouse coordinates to the server.

<a href="/tutorial/click-handler.html">
  <img src="/img/html/vangogh.jpg" ismap>
</a>

Using ismap

The ismap attribute specifies that the image is used as a server-side image map.

With this setting, the image click coordinates are sent to the server as a URL query string.

This attribute requires that the <img> is contained by an anchor element.


Syntax

<img ismap>

Browser support

Here is when ismap support started for each browser:

Chrome
1.0 Sep 2008
Firefox
1.0 Sep 2002
IE/Edge
1.0 Aug 1995
Opera
1.0 Jan 2006
Safari
1.0 Jan 2003

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