HTML hreflang Attribute

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The language of the hyperlinked page or document.

Notes: Use this attribute for advisory.

Standard Syntax

<element hreflang="languageCode">

Browser Support


Applies to:

The hreflang attribute can be used on the following element:

Element Attribute
<a> href
<area> href
<link> href

Attribute Values

Value Description
languageCode Two letter language code.

<area> Example

<img src="img/desk.jpg" usemap="#image-map">

<map name="image-map">
    <area target="_blank" alt="Computer" title="Computer" href="img/computer.png" coords="365,99,905,783" shape="rect" hreflang="en">
    <area target="_blank" alt="Cup" title="Cup" href="img/cup.png" coords="1047,672,97" shape="circle" hreflang="en">
    <area target="_blank" alt="Mobile" title="Mobile" href="img/mobile.png" coords="960,385,1040,541" shape="rect" hreflang="en">
    <area target="_blank" alt="Book" title="Book" href="img/book.png" coords="175,426,96,527,20,664,232,755,298,628,364,505" shape="poly" hreflang="en">

<link> Example

	<link href="link.html" rel="parent" rev="subsection" hreflang="en">
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