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languagechange (Web Workers)

This is an experimental technology
Because this technology's specification has not stabilized, check the compatibility table for usage 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 specification changes.

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

General info

Specification
WHATWG HTML Living Standard
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

Browser compatibility

Feature Chrome Firefox (Gecko) Internet Explorer Opera Safari
Basic support 37 32 (32) [1] No support 24 No support
Feature Android Firefox Mobile (Gecko) IE Mobile Opera Mobile Safari Mobile
Basic support No support 32.0 (32)[1] No support No support No support

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

See also

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https://developer.mozilla.org/en-US/docs/Web/Events/languagechange