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  • Difficulty Level : Basic
  • Last Updated : 23 Jul, 2019

The console.error() method in HTML is used to display an error message on the console. The console.error() method is used for testing purpose. The error message is sent as a parameter to the console.error() method.


console.error( message )

Parameters: This method accepts single parameter message which is mandatory and used to hold the error message.

Below program illustrates the console.error() method in HTML:


<!DOCTYPE html>
        <title>DOM console.error() Method</title
            h1 { 
            h2 {
                font-family: Impact;
            body { 
        <h2>DOM console.error() Method</h2
           To view the message in the console
           press the F12 key on your keyboard.
           To check for errors, double click 
           the button below:
        <button ondblclick="error_console()">
           Check Errors
            function error_console() {
                console.error("A mistake has been encountered.");


Display console view after double click on the check errors button:

Supported Browsers: The browser supported by console.error() method are listed below:

  • Google Chrome
  • Internet Explorer 8.0
  • Firefox 4.0
  • Opera
  • Safari

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