HTML DOM lang Property

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The HTML DOM lang property returns/sets a string depicting a language code such as ‘en’ for ‘english’ of the element’s content.

Syntax

Following is the syntax −

  • Returning language code
HTMLElementObject.lang
  • Setting lang attribute to a language code
HTMLElementObject = ‘lang_code’

Example

Let us see an example for HTML DOM lang property −

 Live Demo

<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
<head>
<title>HTML DOM lang</title>
<style>
   form {
      width:70%;
      margin: 0 auto;
      text-align: center;
   }
   * {
      padding: 2px;
      margin:5px;
   }
   input[type="button"] {
      border-radius: 10px;
   }
</style>
</head>
<body>
<form>
<fieldset>
<legend>HTML-DOM-lang</legend>
<label for="langSelect">Editor:
<input type="text" size="25" lang="en" id="langSelect" value="This is a learning tutorial">
</label>
<input type="button" onclick="updateValue()" value="Translate to Spanish">
<div id="divDisplay">Currently accepted language :</div>
</fieldset>
</form>
<script>
   var divDisplay = document.getElementById("divDisplay");
   var inputlang = document.getElementById("langSelect");
   divDisplay.textContent += langSelect.lang;
   function updateValue() {
      inputlang.lang = 'es';
      inputlang.value = 'Este es un tutorial de aprendizaje';
      divDisplay.textContent = 'Currently accepted language : '+langSelect.lang;
   }
</script>
</body>
</html>

Output

This will produce the following output −

Before clicking ‘Translate to Spanish’ button −

After clicking ‘Translate to Spanish’ button −

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Published on 30-Jul-2019 11:19:10
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