What is javascript console and how can you open it to indifferent browsers?

326    Asked by RuthLambert in Java , Asked on Oct 14, 2022

Web browsers provide a JavaScript console as part of their developer tools. This console is useful for the following reasons:

  • Errors and warnings that occur on a web page are logged into the console.

  • JavaScript commands for interacting with a web page can be executed in the console.

What are the keyboard shortcuts for opening the console in different browsers?


Answered by Rutuja Mishra

The answer to your question - What is javascript console and how can you open to indifferent browsers is -

Chrome

Opening the “Console” panel of Chrome’s DevTools:

Windows and Linux: Ctrl + Shift + J

Mac OS: Cmd + Opt + J

Note: In addition to the “Console” panel, there also exists a smaller slide-up console which can be toggled via Esc while any of the other panels is active.

Firefox

Opening the “Console” panel in Firefox’s Developer Tools:

Windows: Ctrl + Shift + K

Mac OS: Cmd + Opt + K

Note: In addition to the “Console” panel, there also exists a smaller slide-up console which can be toggled via Esc while any of the other panels is active.

Internet Explorer

Opening the “Console” panel in Internet Explorer’s F12 Developer Tools:

F12, then click on the “Console” tab

Note: In addition to the “Console” panel, there also exists a smaller slide-up console which can be toggled via Ctrl + ` while any of the other panels is active.

Safari

Note: In order to view the console in Safari, you have to enable the “Show Develop menu in menu bar” setting in the “Advanced” pane of Safari’s preferences.

Opening the “Console” panel in Safari’s Web Inspector:

Cmd + Opt + C

Note: In addition to the “Console” panel, there also exists a smaller slide-up console which can be toggled via Esc while any of the other panels is active.

Opera

Windows and Linux: Ctrl + Shift + I

Mac : ⌘+⌥+I



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