HTMLMapElement

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The HTMLMapElement interface provides special properties and methods (beyond those of the regular object HTMLElement interface it also has available to it by inheritance) for manipulating the layout and presentation of map elements.

Properties

Inherits properties from its parent, HTMLElement.

HTMLMapElement.name
Is a DOMString representing the <map> element for referencing it other context. If the id attribute is set, this must have the same value; and it cannot be null or empty.
HTMLMapElement.areas Read only
Is a live HTMLCollection representing the <area> elements associated to this <map>.
HTMLMapElement.images Read only
Is a live HTMLCollection representing the <img> and <object> elements associated to this <map>.

Methods

No specific method; inherits methods from its parent, HTMLElement .

Specifications

Specification Status Comment
WHATWG HTML Living Standard
The definition of 'HTMLMapElement' in that specification.
Living Standard No change from HTML5.
HTML5
The definition of 'HTMLMapElement' in that specification.
Recommendation Adds the images property.
Document Object Model (DOM) Level 2 HTML Specification
The definition of 'HTMLAreaElement' in that specification.
Recommendation No change from Document Object Model (DOM) Level 1 Specification.
Document Object Model (DOM) Level 1 Specification
The definition of 'HTMLAreaElement' in that specification.
Recommendation Initial definition.

Browser compatibility

Feature Chrome Firefox (Gecko) Internet Explorer Opera Safari (WebKit)
Basic support (Yes) 1.0 (1.7 or earlier) (Yes) (Yes) (Yes)
Feature Android Firefox Mobile (Gecko) IE Phone Opera Mobile Safari Mobile
Basic support (Yes) 1.0 (1.0) (Yes) (Yes) (Yes)

See also

  • HTML element implementing this interface: <map>.

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