/DOM Events


The error event is fired when an error occurred; the exact circumstances vary, events by this name are used from a variety of APIs.

General info

Specification Document Object Model (DOM) Level 3 Events Specification
Interface UIEvent if generated by a user interface element, MediaRecorderErrorEvent if generated by the MediaStream Recording API, and Event otherwise.
Bubbles No
Cancelable No
Target Element
Default Action None


Property Type Description
targetRead only EventTarget The event target (the topmost target in the DOM tree).
typeRead only DOMString The type of event.
bubblesRead only Boolean Whether the event normally bubbles or not.
cancelableRead only Boolean Whether the event is cancellable or not.
viewRead only WindowProxy document.defaultView (window of the document)
detailRead only long (float) 0.

For MediaStream Recording events

These events are of type MediaRecorderErrorEvent.

Inherits properties from its parent interface, Event.

error Read only
A DOMException containing information about the error that occurred. Read only.

See also

Events sent to Window.onerror and Element.onerror
Events sent to HTMLMediaElement, including <audio> and <video>
Events sent to MediaRecorder.onerror, of type MediaRecorderErrorEvent

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