Chapter 22. How Image Maps and Interactive Forms Work

How Image Maps and Interactive Forms Work

Graphics called image maps and functions called interactive forms demonstrate two of the more common and helpful uses of HTML. Image maps are static images that have been turned into clickable images with various clickable parts. Interactive forms are HTML-based pages you fill out by providing information such as your name, email address, and similar information. Both image maps and interactive forms are created using Common Gateway Interface (CGI), a communications protocol by which a web server can communicate with other applications. (For more information about how CGI works, turn ...

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