An image map is an image that contains multiple hypertext links to other files on the Web. Different areas, or hotspots, of the image map link to different files. Adobe ImageReady creates client-side image maps and server-side image maps.
Creating image maps is one of the functions that you must do in Adobe ImageReady. You can use Photoshop to create slices, which share certain functionality with image maps, but you cannot create image maps with Photoshop.
For information about slicing an image into multiple image files and linking each slice to another Web page, see Lesson 15, “Adding Interactive Slices and Rollovers.”
Creating and viewing image maps (ImageReady)
Image maps enable you to link an area ...