WebServer Compare Descriptions: Image-Map

By ServerWatch Staff (Send Email)
Posted Sep 15, 2000


A single graphic image containing more than one hot spot comprises an image-map. For example, imagine a graphic of a bowl of fruit. A single graphic image containing more than one hot spot comprises an image-map. For example, imagine a graphic of a bowl of fruit. When you click on a banana, the system displays the number of calories in a banana and when you click on an apple, it displays the number of calories in an apple. Image-maps are used extensively on the Web. Each hot spot in a Web image map takes the user to a different Web page. Image-map is sometimes spelled as one word, "imagemap," or without a hyphen, as "image map."

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