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This documentation is transcluded from Template:Lang/doc.

Using this template, a specific language code can be specified in the HTML code.

Usage

{{Lang |1= |2= }}

This template is for example called from autotranslatable templates and is used to apply the “lang” and “xml:lang” attributes to the span tag containing the text. It also adds CSS classes, that for example allow CSS highlighting text that is in a specific language. For a list of language codes to use for parameter 1 see List of ISO 639-1 codes.

Template parameters

ParameterDescriptionDefaultStatus
1language codeused language code in ISO 639-1 (two-letter) formatemptyrequired
2textText in the used language codeemptyoptional
tagHTML tagPossible HTML tags:
div 
Text as a separate division
span 
Text within a text flow
divoptional

Additional information

The template is intended to be used in the following namespaces: all namespaces

The template is intended to be used by the following user groups: all users

Example

{{Lang|1=de|2=Dies ist ein Beispiel.|tag=span}}

renders as:

Dies ist ein Beispiel.

See also

Localization

This template is not intended to be localized.