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HTML | DOM Track srclang property

  • Last Updated : 10 Apr, 2019

The DOM track srclang property is used to set or return the value of the srclang attribute which shows the language of the text track.

Note: srclang attribute is required with kind = “subtitles”

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Syntax:

  • It is used to return the default property.
    trackObject.srclang
  • It is also used to set the default property.
    trackObject.srclang = language_code

Value:



  • language_code: It is used to specify the language of the text track. It is a two-letter code.

Return Value: It returns language code of the track in the form of string.

Example:




<html>
  
<head>
    <style>
        body {
            text-align: center;
        }
          
        h1 {
            color: green;
        }
    </style>
</head>
  
<body>
    <h1>GeeksforGeeks</h1>
    <h2>Track srclang Property</h2>
  
    <video width="100" 
           height="100"
           controls>
  
        <track src=
               id="myTrack1"
               kind="subtitles" 
               srclang="en"
               label="English">
  
            <source id="myTrack" 
                    src=
                    type="video/mp4">
  
    </video>
  
    <p>Click the button to get
      the language of the track.</p>
  
    <button onclick="myFunction()">
        Get srclang
    </button>
  
    <p id="gfg"></p>
    <!-- Script to get srclang property -->
    <script>
        function myFunction() {
            var x = 
                document.getElementById("myTrack1");
            document.getElementById(
              "gfg").innerHTML = x.srclang;
        }
    </script>
</body>
  
</html>

Output:
Before clicking on the button:

After clicking on the button:

Supported Browsers:

  • Google Chrome
  • Internet Explorer 10.0+
  • Opera



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