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Overview: The Language Tag defines the language used on your webpage

The Language META tag declares to users the natural language of the document being indexed. Search engines which index websites based on language often read this tag to determine which language(s) is supported. This tag is particularly useful for non-english and multiple language websites.

META Tag Usage


HTTP-EQUIV: "Content-Language"
Supported Languages: All RFC1766 compliant languages. A small excerpt of available languages is found below:
BG (Bulgarian)
CS (Czech)
DA (Danish)
DE (German)
EL (Greek)
EN (English)
EN-GB (English-Great Britain)
EN-US (English-United States)
ES (Spanish)
ES-ES (Spanish-Spain)
FI (Finnish)
HR (Croatian)
IT (Italian)
FR (French)
FR-CA (French-Quebec)
FR-FR (French-France)
IT (Italian)
JA (Japanese)
KO (Korean)
NL (Dutch)
NO (Norwegian)
PL (Polish)
PT (Portuguese)
RU (Russian)
SV (Swedish)
ZH (Chinese)
General Usage: <META HTTP-EQUIV="Content-Language" content="EN">
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Search Engines Usage

The Language META Tag is not used very often by search engines although if your web page is not English or has more than one language, you may want to use this META tag to indicate to search engines that your site is multi-lingual and to indicate which languages are supported.

Recommended Usage: Optional - For non-english / multi-lingual sites

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