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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 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





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Specification Status Comment
Credential Management Level 1 Working Draft Initial definition.

Browser Compatibility

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


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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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