The DOMException() constructor returns a DOMException object with a specified message and name.

Syntax

var domException = new DOMException();
var domException = new DOMException(message);
var domException = new DOMException(message, name);

Parameters

message Optional
A description of the exception. If not present, the empty string '' is used.
name Optional
Returns a DOMString that contains one of the strings associated with an error constant.

Return value

DOMException
A newly created DOMException object.

Example

TBD

Specifications

Specification Status Comment
Web IDL
The definition of 'constructor' in that specification.
Candidate Recommendation Adds the constructor for the DOMException class.

Browser Compatibility

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DesktopMobile
ChromeEdgeFirefoxInternet ExplorerOperaSafariAndroid webviewChrome for AndroidEdge MobileFirefox for AndroidOpera for AndroidiOS SafariSamsung Internet
Basic support
ExperimentalDeprecated
Chrome No support NoEdge No support NoFirefox ? IE ? Opera ? Safari ? WebView Android No support NoChrome Android No support NoEdge Mobile No support NoFirefox Android ? Opera Android ? Safari iOS ? Samsung Internet Android ?

Legend

No support  
No support
Compatibility unknown  
Compatibility unknown
Experimental. Expect behavior to change in the future.
Experimental. Expect behavior to change in the future.
Deprecated. Not for use in new websites.
Deprecated. Not for use in new websites.

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