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HTML <area> coords Attribute

❮ HTML <area> tag


Use the coords attribute to specify the coordinates of each area in the image map:

<map name="planetmap">
<area shape="rect" coords="0,0,82,126" href="sun.htm" alt="Sun">
<area shape="circle" coords="90,58,3" href="mercur.htm" alt="Mercury">
<area shape="circle" coords="124,58,8" href="venus.htm" alt="Venus">
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Definition and Usage

The coords attribute specifies the coordinates of an area in an image map.

The coords attribute is used together with the shape attribute to specify the size, shape, and placement of an area.

Tip: The coordinates of the top-left corner of an area are 0,0.

Browser Support

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<area coords="value">

Attribute Values

Value Description
x1,y1,x2,y2 Specifies the coordinates of the top-left and bottom-right corner of the rectangle (shape="rect")
x,y,radius Specifies the coordinates of the circle center and the radius (shape="circle")
x1,y1,x2,y2,..,xn,yn Specifies the coordinates of the edges of the polygon. If the first and last coordinate pairs are not the same, the browser will add the last coordinate pair to close the polygon (shape="poly")

❮ HTML <area> tag