i18n.getAcceptLanguages()

Gets the accept-languages of the browser. This is different from the locale used by the browser. To get the locale, use i18n.getUILanguage.

This is an asynchronous function that returns a Promise.

Syntax

var gettingAcceptLanguages = browser.i18n.getAcceptLanguages()

Parameters

None.

Return value

A Promise that will be fulfilled with an array of i18n.LanguageCode objects.

Browser compatibility

Chrome Edge Firefox Firefox for Android Opera
Basic support Yes Yes 47.0 48.0 33

Examples

function onGot(languages) {
  console.log(languages);
  //e.g. Array [ "en-US", "en" ]
}

var gettingAcceptLanguages = browser.i18n.getAcceptLanguages();
gettingAcceptLanguages.then(onGot);

 

Acknowledgements

This API is based on Chromium's chrome.i18n API. This documentation is derived from i18n.json in the Chromium code.

Microsoft Edge compatibility data is supplied by Microsoft Corporation and is included here under the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 United States License.

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