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HTML <area> hreflang Attribute

❮ HTML <area> tag


Use the hreflang attribute to specify the language of the target URL for each area in the image map:

<map name="planetmap">
<area shape="rect" coords="0,0,82,126" alt="Sun" href="sun.htm" hreflang="en">
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Definition and Usage

The hreflang attribute specifies the language of the target URL in the area.

This attribute is only used if the href attribute is set.

Note: This attribute is purely advisory.

Browser Support

hreflang Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes


<area hreflang="language_code">

Attribute Values

Value Description
language_code A two-letter language code that specifies the language of the linked document.
To view all available language codes, go to our Language code reference.

❮ HTML <area> tag