:lang() Selector - Javascript jQuery Selector

Javascript examples for jQuery Selector:lang

Description

The :lang() selector selects elements by the language attribute starting value.

The following code shows how to select all <p> elements with a lang attribute value that starts with "it":

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<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
<head>
<script src="https://ajax.googleapis.com/ajax/libs/jquery/3.2.1/jquery.min.js"></script>
<script>
$(document).ready(function(){
    $("p:lang(it)").css("background-color", "yellow");
});/*from w w w .j av  a2 s  . c o  m*/
</script>
</head>
<body>

<p>I live in Italy.</p>
<p lang="it">Ciao bella!</p>
<p lang="it-it">Ciao bella!</p>
<p lang="en-it">Ciao bella!</p>
<p lang="it-en">Ciao bella!</p>
</body>
</html>

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