PositionError.code

Secure context
This feature is available only in secure contexts (HTTPS), in some or all supporting browsers.

The PositionError.code read-only property is an unsigned short representing the error code. The following values are possible:

Value Associated constant Description
1 PERMISSION_DENIED The acquisition of the geolocation information failed because the page didn't have the permission to do it.
2 POSITION_UNAVAILABLE The acquisition of the geolocation failed because one or several internal source of position returned an internal error.
3 TIMEOUT The time allowed to aquire the geolocation, defined by PositionOptions.timeout information was reached before the information was obtained.

Syntax

typeErr = poserr.code

Specifications

Specification Status Comment
Geolocation API
The definition of 'PositionError.code' in that specification.
Recommendation Initial definition

Browser compatibility

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Feature Chrome Edge Firefox (Gecko) Internet Explorer Opera Safari
Basic support 5 (Yes) 3.5 (1.9.1) 9 10.60
Removed in 15.0
Reintroduced in 16.0
5
Secure context-only 47 ? 55 (55) No support (Yes) (Yes)
Feature Android Chrome for Android Edge Firefox Mobile (Gecko) IE Mobile Opera Mobile Safari Mobile
Basic support ? ? (Yes) 4.0 (4) ? 10.60 ?
Secure context-only No support 47 ? 55 (55) No support (Yes) (Yes)

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