NavigatorLanguage: navigator.languages and languagechange event

navigator.languages will expose the Accept Languages and languageevent (fired on the Window object) will notify of a change in this value. The goal is to allow web applications to handle i18n on the client side, thus allowing offline applications to react to user language changes.



Working draft or equivalent

Status in Chromium


Enabled by default (tracking bug) in:

  • Chrome for desktop release 37
  • Chrome for Android release 37
  • Opera release 24
  • Opera for Android release 24

Consensus & Standardization

  • Shipped
  • No public signals
  • No public signals
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Last updated on 2017-06-14