JavaScript | Error message Property

The JavaScript error message property is used to set or return the error message.

Syntax:

errorObj.message

Return Value: It returns a string, representing the details of the error.

Example 1: This example does not contains any error so it does not display error message.

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<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
  
<head>
    <title>
        JavaScript Error Message Property
    </title>
</head>
  
<body>
    <h1>GeeksforGeeks</h1>
  
    <p id="GFG"></p>
  
    <h2>JavaScript Error Message Property</h2>
      
    <!-- Script to use error
        message property -->
    <script>
        try {
            alert("A computer science portal");
        }
        catch(err) {
            document.getElementById("gfg").innerHTML
                    = err.message;
        }
    </script>
</body>
  
</html>                    

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Example 2: This example displays an error message when use misspelled ‘alert’ statement.

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<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
  
<head>
    <title>
        JavaScript Error Message Property
    </title>
</head>
  
<body>
    <h1>GeeksforGeeks</h1>
  
    <p id="GFG"></p>
  
    <h2>JavaScript Error Message Property</h2>
      
    <!-- Script to use error
        message property -->
    <script>
        try {
            allert("A computer science portal");
        }
        catch(err) {
            document.getElementById("GFG").innerHTML
                    = err.message;
        }
    </script>
</body>
  
</html>                    

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Supported Browsers: The browser supported by JavaScript Error Message Property are listed below:

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


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