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Question: when we use the attribute "lang" will it change the language of the text (Example Is Below).

EX. <p lang="fr">Hello World</p>

1 Answer

Steven Parker
Steven Parker
228,026 Points

The "lang" attribute is used to identify what language the content is in, it does not cause any action to occur. It might be used in a search to return only pages using a specified language.

The example shown above is not a valid use of the attribute! Here it as again along with a proper one:

<p lang="fr">Hello World</p>       <!-- IMPROPER use of attribute (language mismatch) -->

<p lang="fr">Bonjour le Monde</p>  <!-- correct use of attribute -->

Thank you , Steven

Steven Parker
Steven Parker
228,026 Points

Glad to help. And happy coding!

Thank you again, Steven.