With the popularity of Flash, more and more webmasters start to embed flash interactive maps into their website, which comes with a lot more features, such as mouseover tool tips, text boxes, hints, dynamic displaying of routes, lines, clickable points, icons, landmarks, etc.
Interactive maps are used all over the web. Maps are created representing political, commericial, geographical and other particular aspects.
Maps usually refer to images showing states and provinces, or images done by professional cartographers, depict geographical features such as terrain structure, mountains, deserts, ocean, etc. However, interactive maps can be created using any image (your own JPG file or an exported image from Google Map). For example, you can create an interactive floor plan, a school map, an exhibition map for tradeshows, then enable additional notes on mouse over to make it a lot easier for your visitors to find specific information using just a few clicks.
A clickable interactive map is new type of information and site navigator. Maps are created for the world atlas, the seven continents, the countries, the provinces or states, smaller units like districts, cities, towns, golf course, campus, conference rooms etc. Information are displayed with a variety of markers on the map to improve the navigation and functionality of your website. Clicking the marker, a small popup window is displayed with more information or links to other websites.
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. Use this map sofware
to create personalized, annotated, customized maps for businesses, parks, schools, real estate and more.
All it requires is few mouse clicks and you will find it fun to use.