How to add <html lang=”en”> in Next.js

For SEO purposes it’s better to have the <html lang=”en”> attribute in your Next.js web app. But adding just manually to your code will cause issues.
Since Next.js is a React framework, it does not work the same way because there is no HTML file to edit, when you first create the next application with the command npx create-next-app it doesn’t automatically set the lang attribute to English.

To do at properly, you have to add the following:
i18n: {locales: [“en”], defaultLocale: “en”, },
to your next.config.js file for implementing <html lang=”en”>

After saving, and redeploying the changes, you will see the result in the console:

Posted by Edgar Hovhannisyan


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