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jQuery | :lang() Selector
  • Last Updated : 15 Apr, 2019

The :lang Selector is used to select all the elements which have the lang attribute with the specified value.
This attribute contains single value language_code which is used to specify the language of content. Some examples of languages are ” en” for English, “es” for Spanish etc. It takes a whole word as value such as lang=” en” or followed by a hyphen(-) like lang=” en-us”.

Syntax:

$(":lang(language)")

Example:

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<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
  
<head>
    <script src=
    </script>
    <script>
        $(document).ready(function() {
            $("p:lang(en)").css(
                "background-color", "coral");
        });
    </script>
</head>
  
<body>
    <center>
        <h1 style="color:green;">
          GeeksForGeeks</h1>
        <h2>jQuery :lang Selector
      </h2>
        <p>GeeksforGeeks</p>
        <p lang="en">
            A computer science portal for geeks.</p>
    </center>
  
</body>
  
</html>

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Supported Browsers: The browser supported by jQuery :lang Selector are listed below:

  • Google Chrome
  • Internet Explorer
  • Firefox
  • Opera
  • Safari
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