This property can contain error information in a DOMError object.

Note: This feature is available in Web Workers.


var errorname =;

Where request is a DOMRequest object. This gets the name of the error. See DOMError for the error types.


Not part of any current specification.

Browser compatibility

Supported in Firefox 13.
Available in workers in Firefox 41.

See also

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