The onerror property of the WorkerGlobalScope interface represents an EventHandler to be called when the error event occurs and bubbles through the Worker.


self.onerror = function() { ... };


The following code snippet shows an onerror handler set inside a worker:

self.onerror = function() {
  console.log('There is an error inside your worker!');


Specification Status Comment
HTML Living Standard
The definition of 'WorkerGlobalScope.onerror' in that specification.
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ChromeEdgeFirefoxInternet ExplorerOperaSafariAndroid webviewChrome for AndroidEdge MobileFirefox for AndroidOpera for AndroidSafari on iOSSamsung Internet
Basic supportChrome Full support 4Edge ? Firefox Full support 3.5IE Full support YesOpera Full support 11.5Safari Full support 4WebView Android ? Chrome Android Full support 40Edge Mobile ? Firefox Android Full support 4Opera Android Full support YesSafari iOS Full support 5.1Samsung Internet Android Full support 4.0


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See also

The WorkerGlobalScope interface it belongs to.

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