Create an Image Map

Prior to creating an image map, you must first insert an image into your content.  

  1. Click on the inserted image
  2. Select the Insert/Edit Image Map Image Map icon icon on the toolbar
    The Image Map tool will be displayed
    Image Map properties box
  3. Choose one of the Image Map Area tools to highlight the hotspot on the image
  4. Click the left-mouse button to define the start of the drawing area (a cross-hair tool will appear +); continue to hold down the mouse button and drag the drawing tool over the desired area of the image (an outline will appear as you move the mouse)
  5. Click the left-mouse button again to define the end of the drawing area to lock the area (the outline will turn red).
    A sequential number will appear in the top-left corner of the drawing area
    Number assigned to hotspot
  6. In the URL field, enter a valid URL or choose the [Page Picker] or [Asset Picker] to link to an internal page or asset
  7. Enter a description in the Title field which will be displayed in the web browser on mouse-over
    Title text that appears in the browser on mouse-over
    Repeat steps 3 to 7 to add additional hotspots
  8. Click [OK] to save and close the image map
    The Image Map Tool will be closed and a grey border will appear around the selected hotspot
    Hotspot sample image