How Can I Change HTML Language in WordPress

How Can I Change HTML Language in WordPress? If you go to your WordPress website page source you will see the default settings is <htmllang=”en-US” >. See below.

default html language wordpress

To change this default language setting go to Admin>Settings>General and change the Site Language from English (US) to English (UK), as below, and then click Save Changes.

set wordpress language in admin general settings


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I studied mathematics at university, taught myself software development, honed my skills with multinational companies such as IBM and have set up and sold my own businesses. My perspective covers the all important period when a business moves from small and successful to substantial and market-leading, and my personal experience allows me to provide online solutions that give business leaders mastery of their online presence and control over business development.

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  • Yvette Boye

    Thanks for sharing. Changed from English to Norwegian. The change came at once. Perfect!


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