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The translate global attribute is an enumerated attribute that is used to specify whether an element's attribute values and the values of its Text node children are to be translated when the page is localized, or whether to leave them unchanged. It can have the following values:

  • empty string and "yes", which indicates that the element should be translated when the page is localized.
  • "no", which indicates that the element must not be translated.

Specifications

Specification Status Comment
HTML Living Standard
The definition of 'translate' in that specification.
Living Standard No change from latest snapshot, HTML 5.1
HTML 5.1
The definition of 'translate' in that specification.
Recommendation Snapshot of HTML Living Standard, initial definition

Browser compatibility

FeatureChromeEdgeFirefoxInternet ExplorerOperaSafari
Basic support No No No No No No
FeatureAndroid webviewChrome for AndroidEdge mobileFirefox for AndroidOpera AndroidiOS SafariSamsung Internet
Basic support No No No No No No No

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