Displays an interactive list of the properties of the specified JavaScript object. The output is presented as a hierarchical listing with disclosure triangles that let you see the contents of child objects.

In other words, console.dir is the way to see all the properties of a specified JavaScript object in console by which the developer can easily get the properties of the object.

Note: This feature is available in Web Workers.

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Syntax

console.dir(object);

Parameters

object
A JavaScript object whose properties should be output.

Specifications

Specification Status Comment
Console API
The definition of 'console.dir()' in that specification.
Living Standard Initial definition

Browser compatibility

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DesktopMobile
ChromeEdgeFirefoxInternet ExplorerOperaSafariAndroid webviewChrome for AndroidEdge MobileFirefox for AndroidOpera for AndroidSafari on iOSSamsung Internet
Basic support
ExperimentalNon-standard
Chrome Full support YesEdge Full support 12Firefox Full support 8IE Full support 9Opera Full support YesSafari Full support YesWebView Android ? Chrome Android ? Edge Mobile Full support YesFirefox Android Full support 8Opera Android ? Safari iOS ? Samsung Internet Android ?

Legend

Full support  
Full support
Compatibility unknown  
Compatibility unknown
Experimental. Expect behavior to change in the future.
Experimental. Expect behavior to change in the future.
Non-standard. Expect poor cross-browser support.
Non-standard. Expect poor cross-browser support.

See also