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JavaScript JavaScript Basics (Retired) Introducing JavaScript The JavaScript Console

Fabiana Di Francesco
Fabiana Di Francesco
305 Points

I can't find the JavaScript Console in my browser. When I type the shortcut, this is the message I receive: Error404

/assets/icons-2df6c3d290c001d0bfa2047a1a3b9b2f290e0783ca9557275960c0d1eef28a67.svg#seal-mask-icon Failed to load resource: the server responded with a status of 404 (Not Found)

Vladimir Kalugin
Vladimir Kalugin
5,116 Points

What browser do you use? In Chrome you can find console in Menu => More Tools => Developer Tools, In Firefox its in Menu => Developer => Web Console.. I think F12 also opens Developer Tools in Chrome or FireBug (which also has console) in Firefox..

1 Answer

Erin Agobert
Erin Agobert
4,781 Points

1) I'm using chrome on my macbook pro (MBP) and the instructions were slightly different. So if you're using chrome (version: 61.0.3163.100), you can follow these instructions on the MBP:

-Command + Option + J; OR -In the toolbar go to "View", then "Developer", and finally "Javascript Console"; OR -Using the icon (as identified in the lesson) on the far right side of the toolbar. (Note that on the MBP it looks like 3 dots in a vertical line). From there, choose "More tools" and finally "Developer Tools". Similar but it pulls all developer tools.

2). If you're using Safari (my version is 11.0), the instructions differ as well. You can still do

-Command + Option + C; OR -In the toolbar go to "Develop", and then choose "Show Javascript Console"