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Accessibility Checkpoint Language change without lang attribute


Phrases in a different language should be in a span or div with a lang attribute.


Non-English phrases in English text, or English phrases in non-English text, will be mispronounced by a screen reader unless they are identified with a lang attribute.

Applicable standards

Note: Section 508 Refresh (2017) checkpoints are equivalent to WCAG 2.0 level AA checkpoints.

Change history

This page describes a web site issue detected by SortSite Desktop and OnDemand Suite.

Rule ID: AccPhraseLangMissing