i18n.getUILanguage()

Gets the UI language of the browser. This is different from i18n.getAcceptLanguages which returns the preferred user languages.

Syntax

browser.i18n.getUILanguage()

Parameters

None.

Return value

string. The browser UI language code as an i18n.LanguageCode.

Browser compatibility

Chrome Edge Firefox Firefox for Android Opera
Basic support Yes Yes 47.0 48.0 No

Examples

var uiLanguage = browser.i18n.getUILanguage();
console.log(uiLanguage);

//e.g. "fr"

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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