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Navigator language Property

Navigator Object Reference Navigator Object

Example

Return the language of your browser:

var x = "Language of the browser: " + navigator.language;

The result of x will be:


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Definition and Usage

The language property returns the language version of the browser.


Browser Support

Internet Explorer Firefox Opera Google Chrome Safari

The language property is supported in all major browsers, except Internet Explorer. Closest available property for IE, is browserLanguage (see "More Examples").


Syntax

navigator.language

Return Value

Type Description
String The language version of the browser. Examples of valid language codes are: "en", "en-US", "de", "fr", etc.


More Examples

Example

A demonstration of all navigator properties in one example:

txt = "<p>Browser CodeName: " + navigator.appCodeName + "</p>";
txt+= "<p>Browser Name: " + navigator.appName + "</p>";
txt+= "<p>Browser Version: " + navigator.appVersion + "</p>";
txt+= "<p>Cookies Enabled: " + navigator.cookieEnabled + "</p>";
txt+= "<p>Browser Language: " + navigator.language + "</p>";
txt+= "<p>Browser Online: " + navigator.onLine + "</p>";
txt+= "<p>Platform: " + navigator.platform + "</p>";
txt+= "<p>User-agent header: " + navigator.userAgent + "</p>";
txt+= "<p>User-agent language: " + navigator.systemLanguage + "</p>";

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Example

A demonstration of browserLanguage for IE:

var x = "Language of the browser: " + navigator.browserLanguage;

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Navigator Object Reference Navigator Object

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