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    This is an experimental technology
    Because this technology's specification has not stabilized, check the compatibility table for the proper prefixes to use in various browsers. Also note that the syntax and behavior of an experimental technology is subject to change in future versions of browsers as the spec changes.

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

    General info

    Specification
    HTML5.1
    Interface
    Event
    Bubbles
    No
    Cancelable
    No
    Target
    The default window scope, being Window on Web pages and WorkerGlobalScope in Web Workers.
    Default Action
    None

    Properties

    Being of type Event, this event implements the properties of this interface.

    Event.target Read only
    Returns an EventTarget that is the topmost target in the DOM tree of the event.
    Event.type Read only
    Returns a DOMString representing the type of event, here "languagechange".
    Event.bubblesRead only
    Returns a Boolean indicating if the event normally bubbles or not.
    Event.cancelableRead only
    Returns a Boolean indicating if it is possible to cancel the event.

    Specification

    Specification Status Comment
    HTML5.1
    The definition of 'NavigatorLanguage.languages' in that specification.
    Working Draft Initial definition.

    Browser compatibility

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    Feature Chrome Firefox (Gecko) Internet Explorer Opera Safari
    Basic support 37 32 (32) [1] Not supported 24 Not supported
    Feature Android Firefox Mobile (Gecko) IE Mobile Opera Mobile Safari Mobile
    Basic support Not supported 32.0 (32)[1] Not supported Not supported Not supported

    [1]In Firefox, the navigator.languages property's value is taken from the intl.accept_languages preference.

    See also

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