<area href=””> HTML Attribute

Attribute of
<area> HTML Tag
What does <area href=""> HTML Attribute do?
Defines the URL of the linked document or resource.

Code Example

<img src="/wp-content/uploads/shapes.png" usemap="shapes-map">

<map name="shapes-map">
  <area shape="rect" title="Square" coords="19,28,222,228" href="/wp-content/uploads/square.png" target="_blank" />
  <area shape="circle" title="Circle" coords="361,132,96" href="/wp-content/uploads/circle.png" target="_blank" />
</map>

Same as <a href="">

See the documentation for the href attribute for complete details on using href.

Values of the href Attribute

Value Name Notes
url The URL of the linked resource. May be a fully qualified URL, or a relative URL.

All Attributes of area Element

Attribute name Values Notes
alt text Specifies alternative text for a clickable area in an image map.
coords values Defines the shape and size of a clickable area in an image map.
href url Defines the URL of the linked document or resource.
nohref Specified that an area of an image map did not link to another resource.
shape rect
circle
poly
default
In conjunction with the coords attribute, specifies the shape, size, and placement of a clickable area in an image map.
target framename
_top
_parent
_blank
Specifies the context in which to open the linked resource.
title text Defines the title text of the clickable area. The title text will appear as a tooltip in most browsers.

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