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How to access the developer console

 
THIS ARTICLE WILL HELP YOU:
  • Open the developer console to debug and troubleshoot

The developer console helps you debug and troubleshoot live (published) experiments and campaigns. This article shows you how to open the console.

Google Chrome

Open the console in Chrome.

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Here are a couple of ways to open the developer console:

  • Right-click any page element and select Inspect Element. Click the Console tab.

  • Using a keyboard shortcut, open Developer Tools and bring focus to the console.

    Windows: Ctrl + Shift + J
    Mac: Cmd + Opt +J

Mozilla Firefox

Open the console in Firefox.

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  1. Install Firebug for a user-friendly version of the developer console.

  2. Right-click an element on the page and select Inspect Element with Firebug. 

    Or, use the following keyboard shortcuts: 

    Mac: Cmd + Opt + S
    Windows: Cmd + Opt + S