Window: languagechange event

The languagechange event is fired at the global scope object when the user's preferred language changes.

Bubbles No
Cancelable No
Interface Event
Event handler onlanguagechange


You can use the languagechange event in an addEventListener method:

window.addEventListener('languagechange', function() {
  console.log('languagechange event detected!');

Or use the onlanguagechange event handler property:

window.onlanguagechange = function(event) {
  console.log('languagechange event detected!');


Specification Status
HTML Living Standard
The definition of 'languagechange' in that specification.
Living Standard

Browser compatibility

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See also