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


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


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

A newly created DOMException object.




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

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