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How to specify language of the target URL in HTML5 ?

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  • Last Updated : 28 Jun, 2021
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In this article, we will learn how to set the language of the target URL in HTML5.

The task can be done by using the hreflang attribute while using the <area> tag. This property contains the value i.e languageCode which represents the two-letter code of the linked document language. 

Note: If the target document is in English then en is passed as the value.

Syntax:

<area hreflang="language_code">

Example:  The following code also uses the HTML map tag.

HTML




<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
  <body style="text-align: center">
    <img
      src=
      alt="Geeks_logo"
      width="200"
      height="100"
      usemap="#gfg"
      border="4px solid green"
    />
  
    <map name="gfg">
      <area
        shape="ellipse"
        coords="100,49,50,30"
        href="https://www.geeksforgeeks.org/"
        hreflang="en"
      />
    </map>
  </body>
</html>

Output:

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