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.


Inherits properties from its parent, HTMLElement.

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>.


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


HTML Standard (HTML)
# htmlmapelement

Browser compatibility

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See also

  • HTML element implementing this interface: <map>.