how to convert string to error in golang?

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To convert string to error in golang, just use errors.New() method and pass your string, it will convert string into error.

Follow the below tutorial if you are struggling with installing GO in windows.

Today, I will show you how do I convert string to error in golang, as above mentioned I’m going to use errors.New() way.

The errors package provide New() method.

Let’s start our Golang convert string to error example

Convert whole string into error example


package main

import (

func main() {
    s := "Custom Error Message"
    err := errors.New(s)

In the above example, we have converted string to error and printed in golang console. let’s check the output.


Custom Error Message

Try it Yourself

I hope it helps you, All the best 👍.