Interactive Map of the world - flash interactive atlas for website
Interactive maps of the world are used by various corporate websites to pinpoint their various offices location online. With the increasing popularity of Flash, today's webmaster can take advantage of interactive map software to easily create a world map with interactive functions, and fully maximize the usefulness of clickable image maps, with hover over effects, popup images and text boxes and many other features.
Say for example one needs to know the exact location of the regional office of certain establishment. This information can be easily found in the interactive maps installed on the website by just a click of the mouse. Real estate industry, tourism and travel industry, political bodies, world banks, education bodies, and various other organizations have fast picked up the using of interactive world maps as a handy tool for their visitors.
The world is divided into seven continents (Africa, Antarctica, Asia,Australia, Europe, North America, South America) and four oceans, each continent is again divided into countries. Further divisions of countries include regions, states, counties and cities.
Maps are created to display information base on political, commericial, geographical and other particular aspects. A multi-level interactive map of the world can use color, labels, hover text or other visual effects to highlight selected continent, and allow users to further drilldown to countries within the continent using simple mouse rollover, and then zoom into state level within a country.Special icons can be used to pinpoint a location or landmark.
Some possible application of interactive world maps including:
- A Branch Office and Satellite Office Directional Map
- Map of World showing the energy production, consumption and also principal oilfields, coalfields, gasfields locations.
- Real Estate map showing properties, homes for sale and to let
- An academic world atlas showing geography facts, flags, population information for a particular country on mouse rollover
By using iMapBuilder, you can use ready made map templates, or import common image files (such as JPG or GIF image) into the software, then add the elements, such as clickable dots, icons, mouseover tooltips, set different colors for countries, states and regions, etc. All it requires is few mouse clicks and you will find it fun to use.