Map Area Outline

Is there anyway to place a border around a Map area?  I need to make it a polygon and it would help to see the outline.

	<map name="mapping">
					<area shape="poly" coords="300,180,350,160,400,255,250,400" href="#">
				</map> 
				<img src="<?php echo get_bloginfo('template_directory');?>/img/North_American.png" alt"Mapping" usemap="#mapping"/>
			

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rgranlundAsked:
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Robert SchuttSoftware EngineerCommented:
You could use Image Mapster, I made a jsFiddle to show it: http://jsfiddle.net/robert_schutt/w5xdrk9z/

You see the area when you hover over it and can click on it to show as a selected area. There is also a function to show the selection on page load but I haven't built that in.

Note that this version is using an old version of jQuery to match the version of the plugin I reference from the website.

A cleaned up copy of the code in the result frame of the fiddle:
<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
<head>
<meta http-equiv="content-type" content="text/html; charset=UTF-8">
<title> - jsFiddle demo by robert_schutt</title>
<script type='text/javascript' src='//code.jquery.com/jquery-1.8.3.js'></script>
<script type='text/javascript' src="http://www.outsharked.com/scripts/jquery.imagemapster.js"></script>
<script type='text/javascript'>
$(window).load(function(){
$('img').mapster({
            fill: true,
            fillColor: '000000',
            fillColorMask: 'FFFFFF',
            fillOpacity: 0.5,
            stroke: true,
            strokeColor: 'ff0000',
            strokeOpacity: 1,
            strokeWidth: 1
        });
});
</script>
</head>
<body>
  	<map name="mapping">
        <area shape="poly" coords="300,180,350,160,400,255,250,400" href="#"/>
	</map> 
	<img src="http://www.thebcguide.com/images/northAm.png" alt="Mapping" usemap="#mapping"/>
</body>
</html>

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rgranlundAuthor Commented:
Do you think there is a way to add content to the "popup area" when you hover over it?
http://www.energyreco.com/mapping/
Robert SchuttSoftware EngineerCommented:
You mean like a tooltip? You could just use the title attribute on an area. I have updated the fiddle for an example.
Robert SchuttSoftware EngineerCommented:
There is also an example on the imagemapster website using much nicer styled (even interactive) tooltips: http://www.outsharked.com/imagemapster/examples/joints/SkeletonJointExample.html
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