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The type property of the Credential interface returns a DOMString containing the credential's type. Valid values are password and federated.


var credType = Credential.type;


A DOMString contains a credential's given name.


// TBD


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 51.0 ? ? ? ?
Feature Android Webview Chrome for Android Firefox Mobile (Gecko) Firefox OS IE Mobile Opera Mobile Safari Mobile
Basic support 51.0 51.0 ? ? ? ? ?

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