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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 purposes. The error message is sent as a parameter to the console.error() method. 


console.error( message )

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

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


<!DOCTYPE html>
    <title>DOM console.error() Method</title>
        h1 {
            color: green;
    <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.");


HTML DOM console.error() Method

HTML DOM console.error() Method

Supported Browsers: The browsers are supported by the console.error() method is listed below:

  • Google Chrome 1.0
  • Edge 12.0
  • Firefox 4.0
  • Opera 10.5
  • Safari 3

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Last Updated : 03 Aug, 2023
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