Credential

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

Properties

Credential.iconURL Read only
Returns a DOMString containing the URL of an image for the credential. The URL must be from a secure context.
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.name  Read only
Returns a DOMString containing a name associated with the credential. This is intended to be a human-readable public name.
Credential.type Read only
Returns a DOMString containing the credential's type. Valid values are password and federated.

Event handlers

None.

Methods

None.

Examples

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Specifications

Specification Status Comment
Credential Management Level 1 Editor's Draft Initial definition.

Browser Compatibility

Feature Chrome Firefox (Gecko) Internet Explorer Opera Safari (WebKit)
Basic support

51.0

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Feature Android Android Webview Firefox Mobile (Gecko) Firefox OS IE Mobile Opera Mobile Safari Mobile Chrome for Android
Basic support No support 51.0 ? ? ? ? ? 51.0

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