HTML DOM Map Object

Map Object

The Map object represents an HTML <map> element.

Access a Map Object

You can access a <map> element by using getElementById():

Example

var x = document.getElementById(“myMap”);

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Create a Map Object

You can create a <map> element by using the document.createElement() method:

Example

var x = document.createElement(“MAP”);

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Map Object Collections

Collection Description
areas Returns a collection of all <area> elements in an image-map
images Returns a collection of all <img> and <object> elements associated with the image-map

Map Object Properties

Property Description
name Sets or returns the value of the name attribute of an image-map

Standard Properties and Events

The Abbreviation object supports the standard properties and events.