Image Map

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Hi Guys.
Ive been busy.
I have created an image map for my information site.
Take a look.
http://sleightsinfo.co.uk/village

Not all the images are the icons on the map are currently linked.
Also most of the pages are going to have anchors when i redesign so that each icon goes to the relative section.

I just want feed back on the image map its self and how I can improve it.

Many Thanks
John Mc
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Hmmmm, I see the pub is linked up but not the church! :) It works well but it seems a bit crowded. I'm not sure if you make the icons smaller if they will be as visible.
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hahaha Diane,Im only 15 not allowed in there :P
I also thought the map looked crowded but wanted someone elses opinion as well.
I do plan to link them all soon but i havn't created the relevant pages.
Thanks for the feed back.
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15!! Why you're barely old enough to have a Yola site. Just teasing. :)
Did you see that Google provides icons? http://code.google.com/p/google-maps-... If you look at the example at the bottom of this page, the map with all the icons looks crowded but it works because the icons are all square instead of different shapes and have a bit of "3d ness" to them with a shadow. Maybe if you make yours all one shape, the crowdedness would not be bad.
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I see what you mean.Each of these can easily be identified as they all have a unique colour.Where as mine are all different and hard to distinguish. Thanks for the input :) im working on replacing the icons as I type.
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Very cool idea John! I think using icons is a great way to add visual interest and also provides that little tidbit of information. I would also resize them smaller or use different set of icons as well.

I look forward to seeing how you spruce it up!
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Thanks for the feed back :)
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John, fwiw, I liked your icons. Yes, you could maybe resize them a little, as Sanja suggests. I like yours, though, much better than Google's.