Credential

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

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

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

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Specifications

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

Browser compatibility

FeatureChromeEdgeFirefoxInternet ExplorerOperaSafari
Basic support51 ?60 ? ? ?
id51 ?60 ? ? ?
type51 ?60 ? ? ?
name (from CredentialUserData mixin)51 — 521 ? No ? ? ?
FeatureAndroid webviewChrome for AndroidEdge mobileFirefox for AndroidOpera AndroidiOS SafariSamsung Internet
Basic support5151 ? ? ? ? ?
id5151 ? ? ? ? ?
type5151 ? ? ? ? ?
name (from CredentialUserData mixin)51 — 52151 — 521 ? No ? ? ?

1. See Bug 602980.

Document Tags and Contributors

Contributors to this page: fscholz, jpmedley, Garitz, apowers313, salman-shah
Last updated by: fscholz,