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HTML lang Attribute

Definition and Usage

The lang attribute specifies the language of the element's content.

Common examples are "en" for English, "es" for Spanish, "fr" for French and so on.

Applies to

The lang attribute is a Global Attribute, and can be used on any HTML element.

Element Attribute
All HTML elements lang



Some French text in a paragraph:

<p lang="fr">Ceci est un paragraphe.</p>
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