HTML | DOM console.error() Method

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
        <p>To view the message in the console press the F12 
        key on your keyboard.</p>
        <p>To check for errors, double click the button below :</p><br>
        <button ondblclick="error_console()">Check Errors</button>
            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
  • Apple Safari
  • Firefox 4.0
  • Opera
  • Internet Explorer 8.0

This article is attributed to GeeksforGeeks.org

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