You can manually set up the hotlink areas, or import a .map file generated by graphics software.
Planned developments for 2013 include:
* Adding a live image-map tool to allow users to select their 'hot spot' areas 'on the fly' within the back end of Joomla!
* Adding the ability to automatically enable a hotspot at a given time/date
New features are also being discussed - let us know if you have any ideas!
I tried a few different paths, and wasted 3.4 hours without success before I landed on this extension. After registering on the developers site and paying for the software through Paypal, I initially ran into a couple of small problems. A quick email to the developer followed by a impressive response, I was again on my way to success. I had created my images for use in my imagemap previously so I now had to simply upload these to the specific folder and within 10 minutes I had it all configured and working.
This is definitely an extension I will use for most of my projects going forward.
All the best to the developer. Keep up the excellent work.