The DOMError interface describes an error object that contains an error name.

Properties Read only
Returns a DOMString representing one of the error type names (see below).

Error types

Type Description
IndexSizeError The index is not in the allowed range (e.g. thrown in a range object).
HierarchyRequestError The node tree hierarchy is not correct.
WrongDocumentError The object is in the wrong document.
InvalidCharacterError The string contains invalid characters.
NoModificationAllowedError The object can not be modified.
NotFoundError The object can not be found here.
NotSupportedError The operation is not supported
InvalidStateError The object is in an invalid state.
SyntaxError The string did not match the expected pattern.
InvalidModificationError The object can not be modified in this way.
NamespaceError The operation is not allowed by Namespaces in XML
InvalidAccessError The object does not support the operation or argument.
TypeMismatchError The type of the object does not match the expected type.
SecurityError The operation is insecure.
NetworkError A network error occurred.
AbortError The operation was aborted.
URLMismatchError The given URL does not match another URL.
QuotaExceededError The quota has been exceeded.
TimeoutError The operation timed out.
InvalidNodeTypeError The node is incorrect or has an incorrect ancestor for this operation.
DataCloneError The object can not be cloned.


Specification Status Comment
The definition of 'DOMError' in that specification.
Working Draft Initial definition.

Browser compatibility

Feature Chrome Firefox (Gecko) Internet Explorer Opera Safari
Basic support ? 12.0 ? ? (Yes)
Feature Android Firefox Mobile (Gecko) IE Mobile Opera Mobile Safari Mobile
Basic support ? 12.0 ? ? ?

See also


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API DOM Interface Reference