Credential

Experimental

This is an experimental technology
Check the Browser compatibility table carefully before using this in production.

Secure context

This feature is available only in secure contexts (HTTPS), in some or all supporting browsers.

The Credential interface of the Credential Management API provides information about an entity (usually a user) as a prerequisite to a trust decision.

Credential objects may be of 3 different types:

Properties

Credential.id Read only
Returns a DOMString containing the credential's identifier. This might be any one of a GUID, username, or email address.
Credential.type Read only
Returns a DOMString containing the credential's type. Valid values are password, federated and public-key. (For PasswordCredential, FederatedCredential and PublicKeyCredential)

Event handlers

None.

Methods

None.

Examples

let pwdCredential = new PasswordCredential({
  id: "example-username", // Username/ID
  name: "John Doe", // Display name
  password: "correct horse battery staple" // Password
});

console.assert(pwdCredential.type === "password");

Specifications

Specification
Credential Management Level 1 (Credential Management 1)
# the-credential-interface

Browser compatibility

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