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Q: how do i fix an error on a web page? ( Answered,   1 Comment )
Subject: how do i fix an error on a web page?
Category: Computers > Internet
Asked by: spiderman12-ga
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Posted: 09 Jul 2003 18:52 PDT
Expires: 08 Aug 2003 18:52 PDT
Question ID: 227224
I am getting an error on a website page what do i do?
the error is line:204
URL http//!
What do i do?
Subject: Re: how do i fix an error on a web page?
Answered By: mvguy-ga on 10 Jul 2003 10:50 PDT

What you appear to be getting is notification that Internet Explorer
has detected a JavaScript error in the page. There is really nothing
you need to do about it, since it is not a problem with your computer
or what you've done.

JavaScript is a computer language that is used in some web pages to
make them behave a certain way. Like most computer languages,
JavaScript can be used to tell the computer (or in this case, the
browser) to do all sorts of things. But the problem with computer
languages is that people who write the commands can make mistakes.
Finding those mistakes can be difficult to do.  That's why Internet
Explorer has the capability built in to tell the user where the
JavaScript mistakes are.  For the person writing JavaScript in web
pages, that feature can be very useful.  I know from experience,
because I use Internet Explorer just for that purpose when I use
JavaScript in the web pages I make.

However, if you have no interest in knowing whether a page has
JavaScript errors, it is possible to turn that feature off. Then you
won't get that notice.

Here's how you turn that feature off in Internet Explorer 6:  At the
top of the page, select the Tools menu, then select Internet Options. 
This will give you a dialog box that has all sorts of options.  Select
the tab that says Advanced.  If you look down the list, you'll see a
line that says "Disable script debugging." If you put a check mark in
that box, then click OK, you won't get that warning box again.

The method should be similar for other versions of Internet Explorer,
or for other browsers that give you the option of being notified of
JavaScript errors.  Just look for an option that says "script
debugging" or "notify me of script errors" or something similar.

Otherwise, the warning about errors doesn't hurt anything.  You can
just click the box and go on.  If you don't want to be told of
JavaScript errors, the box is more of a nuisance than anything else. 
Just click OK and go your merry way.

If you wish, you also can notify the person who has the web page that
there are errors on.  In the case of, you can go
to the following page to suggest that they fix the problem:

Sometimes, a page will show errors one time but not the text time you
go to it.  That is because the errors could be in advertisements that
don't always appear on the page, or because someone may have fixed the
problem.  In either case, there's nothing you particularly need to do
about it unless you want to give the web site operator some friendly

I hope this answer has been useful.


Subject: Re: how do i fix an error on a web page?
From: asugymn-ga on 10 Jul 2003 08:08 PDT
You may also want to send an E-mail to the page's Webmaster, they may
not know that the page is not rendering properly.


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