Chrome – view javascript errors

It is useful to view Javascript errors in Chrome for debugging purpose. Chrome developer tools console can be used to view Javascript errors as shown below:

One drawback of this approach is that it requires opening chrome developer tools whenever we want to view errors. A better approach is to use Chrome extension Javascript errors notifier. This extension surfaces javascript errors automatically using an error indicator. Here are quick steps on how to use the extension.

  1. Install the Javascript errors notifier extension in Chrome

  2. Visit a page having Javascript errors. You should be able to see the error indicator (browser toolbar) and error notification icon (page bottom right corner) as shown below:


  3. To get detailed error message click on toolbar error indicator.

  4. You can also switch off page notification icon using the option to toggle errors notification icon as shown below.
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