<area href=""> HTML Attribute

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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" />

Same as <a href="">

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

Values of the href Attribute

Value NameNotes
urlThe URL of the linked resource. May be a fully qualified URL, or a relative URL.

All Attributes of area Element

Attribute nameValuesNotes
alttextSpecifies alternative text for a clickable area in an image map.
coordsvaluesDefines the shape and size of a clickable area in an image map.
hrefurlDefines the URL of the linked document or resource.
nohrefSpecified that an area of an image map did not link to another resource.
In conjunction with the coords attribute, specifies the shape, size, and placement of a clickable area in an image map.
Specifies the context in which to open the linked resource.
titletextDefines the title text of the clickable area. The title text will appear as a tooltip in most browsers.
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