Image map

In HTMLHTML (Hypertext Markup Language)A set of codes called markup tags in a plain text file that determine what…//read more  and XHTML, an image map is a list of coordinates relating to a specific image, created in order to hyperlinkHyperlinkA clickable link, e.g., on a Web page or within an e-mail, that sends the user…//read more  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.

For instance, a normal image that happens to contain brand name products, could be turned into an image map which would redirectRedirectWhen used in reference to online advertising, one server assigning an…//read more  the user who clicked on a branded item to the landing pagePageA document having a specific URL and comprised of a set of associated files. A…//read more  of that advertiser.