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HTML srclang Attribute

Definition and Usage

The srclang attribute specifies the language of the track text data.

This attribute is required if kind="subtitles".

Tip: To view all available language codes, go to our Language code reference.

Applies to

The srclang attribute can be used on the following element:

Element Attribute
<track> srclang


A video with two subtitle tracks:

<video width="320" height="240" controls>
  <source src="forrest_gump.mp4" type="video/mp4">
  <source src="forrest_gump.ogg" type="video/ogg">
  <track src="subtitles_en.vtt" kind="subtitles" srclang="en" label="English">
  <track src="subtitles_no.vtt" kind="subtitles" srclang="no" label="Norwegian">

Browser Support

The numbers in the table specify the first browser version that fully supports the attribute.

srclang 18.0 10.0 31.0 6.0 15.0