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  • Last Updated : 18 Jul, 2020

The DOMException message property returns a DOMString representing a message or description associated with the given error. This is a read-only property.

Syntax:

domException.message

Return Value: This property returns a DOMString associated with an error.

Example: This example illustrates the use of DOMException message property.

HTML




<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
  
<body>
    <h1>GeeksforGeeks</h1>
  
      
    <p>
        Click below to get
        the exception message
    </p>
  
  
    <button onclick="get()">Click</button>
  
    <p class="p">Error Message is : </p>
  
  
    <script>
        function get() {
            try {
                // INVALID_CHARACTER_ERR
                var elem = document
                    .createAttribute("123");
            }
            catch (e) {
                document.querySelector(".p")
                    .textContent += e.message;
            }
        
    </script>
</body>
  
</html>

Output:

Before Clicking the Button:

After Clicking the Button:

Supported Browsers: 

  • Google Chrome
  • Edge
  • Firefox
  • Safari
  • Opera
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