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HTML <track> srclang Attribute

❮ HTML <track> tag


A video with two subtitle tracks:

<video width="320" height="240" controls>
  <source src="forrest_gump.mp4" type="video/mp4">
  <source src="forrest_gump.ogg" type="video/ogg">
  <track src="fgsubtitles_en.vtt" kind="subtitles" srclang="en" label="English">
  <track src="fgsubtitles_no.vtt" kind="subtitles" srclang="no" label="Norwegian">

Definition and Usage

The srclang attribute specifies the language of the track text data.

This attribute is required if kind="subtitles".

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

Browser Support

The numbers in the table specify the first browser version that fully supports the attribute.

srclang 23.0 10.0 31.0 6.0 12.1


<track src="subtitles_en.vtt" kind="subtitles" srclang="en">

Attribute Values

Value Description
language_code Specifies a two-letter language code that specifies the language of the track text data

❮ HTML <track> tag