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Internationalization topics related to the `hreflang` attribute:


In the a element in the following example, the HREFLANG attribute specifies the language code of the U.S. version of English.

<A HREF="" HREFLANG="en-US">anchor text</A>



You must set the value of this property before you can retrieve it. Language codes identify natural languages that are spoken, written, or otherwise used for the communication of information among people, and are defined and explained in Internet-Draft: BCP 47. Computer languages are explicitly excluded from language codes.

hreflang was introduced in Microsoft Internet Explorer 6


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