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(New page: Category:Glossary A GIF or JPEG image with more than one linking hyperlink. Each hyperlink or hot spot can lead to a different destination page.)
 
 
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A GIF or JPEG image with more than one linking hyperlink. Each hyperlink or hot spot can lead to
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In [[HTML]] and [[XHTML]], an '''image map''' is a list of coordinates relating to a specific image, created in order to [[hyperlink]] areas of the image to various destinations. This differs from a normal image link, where the entire area of the image links to a single destination. For example, a map of the world may have each country hyperlinked to further information about that country. The intention of an '''image map''' is to provide an easy way of linking various parts of an image without dividing the image into separate image files.
a different destination page.
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For instance, a normal image that happens to contain [[brand]] name products, could be turned into an '''image map''' which would [[redirect]] the user who clicked on a branded item to the landing page of that [[advertiser]].
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==Additional Information==
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For additional information please refer to this article on [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Image_map Wikipedia.org].

Latest revision as of 14:54, 21 March 2013

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