Tip: How HTML lang attribute aids accessibility

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Published On: August 4, 2018 0 Comments

<html lang="en-US"> Is not just an opening <html> tag. It tells the natural language of the web page to the browser. It aids accessibility by helping assistive technologies like screen readers to choose correct voice profile and accent.

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Notice how it changes the accent and voice profile? For more information, Adrien Roselli has penned a fantastic article on the attribute lang. Do read it.

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