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

FeatureChromeEdgeFirefoxInternet ExplorerOperaSafari
Basic support Yes1289 Yes Yes
FeatureAndroid webviewChrome for AndroidEdge mobileFirefox for AndroidOpera AndroidiOS SafariSamsung Internet
Basic support ? ? Yes8 ? ? ?

See also