GeoIP is the process of determining your geography based on your IP address. Different "blocks" of IP addresses have been assigned to different ISPs, hosting providers, companies, and so on. We compare your IP address to the Maxmind database to access your geoIP information. Learn more
Locale is how your browser and the websites you visit choose a language for you. There are a few indicators available:
- Your browser automatically sends an Accept-Language header to every website you visit. It could be a single language, or a list weighing your preferences.
navigator.languagedetermines the language your browser interface uses, but some websites use it too.
navigator.languagesshould have the same information as your Accept-Language header.
We can determine browser location when you allow location permissions in your browser. We use the
navigator.geolocation object to get your latitude and longitude. Learn more