Adding Custom Language in Settings

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  • SonarQube Version: 8.4.2
  • I want to understand how to add my Custom Language in the General Settings->Languages Drop down
  • I have a working Plugin, the Language can be seen clearly in the Languages Section under Rules Tab but the same is not visible in the drop down.

Kindly help on this to understand what is the best approach to achieve this.


Custom plugins can add a new tab under “General Settings”, but there’s no way to add new languages to the “Languages” page. That list is hardcoded and includes only the official analyzers.

Also see: Group languages related settings in a single "Languages" tab