Web Standard: Image Maps
An image map is a static image with clickable areas. An example includes the standard U.S. National Maps but image maps can be made from any image like RadTown’s Waterfront.
- All image maps must be responsive.
- Image maps and each clickable region must include alt text.
- U.S. map of states or EPA regions must use the standard U.S. National Maps (formerly called ‘Where You Live’)
About this Standard
All EPA public web content must adhere to the EPA Web Standards, the U.S. Web Design System guidelines, and the 21st Century Integrated Digital Experience Act.
Original effective date: 07/08/2020
Last approved on: 07/08/2020
Web Council review by: 07/08/2023 (or earlier if deemed necessary by the Web Council)