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  • Last Updated : 17 Nov, 2022
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The jQuery :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 1: In this example, we will select the element which English lang attribute by using jQuery :lang() Selector.

HTML




<!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>

Output: 

Example 2: In this example, we will change the color of the element which has English lang attribute with the help of click function.

HTML




<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
   
<head>
    <script src=
    </script>
   
    <script>
        $(document).ready(function () {
            $("button").click(function () {
                $("p:lang(en)").css(
                    "color", "green");
            });
        });
    </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>
        <button>Change color</button>
    </center>
</body>
   
</html>

Output:

 


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