SpeechSynthesisUtterance: error event

Experimental: This is an experimental technology
Check the Browser compatibility table carefully before using this in production.

The error event of the Web Speech API SpeechSynthesisUtterance object is fired when an error occurs that prevents the utterance from being successfully spoken.

Bubbles No
Cancelable No
Interface SpeechSynthesisErrorEvent
Event handler property onerror

Examples

You can use the error event in an addEventListener method:

utterThis.addEventListener('error', function(event) {
  console.log('An error has occurred with the speech synthesis: ' + event.error');
});

Or use the onerror event handler property:

utterThis.onerror = function(event) {
  console.log('An error has occurred with the speech synthesis: ' + event.error');
}

Specifications

Specification
Web Speech API
# eventdef-speechsynthesisutterance-error

Browser compatibility

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See also