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Anchor hreflang Property

❮ Anchor Object

Example

Get the language code of a link:

var x = document.getElementById("myAnchor").hreflang;

The result of x will be:

us-en
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Definition and Usage

The hreflang property sets or returns the value of the hreflang attribute of a link.

The hreflang attribute specifies the language of a linked document.

Tip: To view all available language codes, go to our Language code reference.


Browser Support

Property
hreflang Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes

Syntax

Return the hreflang property:

anchorObject.hreflang

Set the hreflang property:

anchorObject.hreflang=languagecode

Property Values

Value Description
languagecode Specifies a two-letter language code that represents the language of the linked document.

Technical Details

Return Value: A String, representing the language of the linked document

More Examples

Example

Change the language code of a link:

document.getElementById("myAnchor").hreflang = "fr";
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Related Pages

HTML reference: HTML <a> hreflang attribute


❮ Anchor Object