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HTML | DOM console.error() Method

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  • Last Updated : 04 Jul, 2022
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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 1.0
  • Edge 12.0
  • Internet Explorer 8.0
  • Firefox 4.0
  • Opera 10.5
  • Safari 3

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