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The CredentialsContainer interface of the Credential Management API exposes methods to request credentials and notify the user agent when events such as successful sign in or sign out happen. This interface is accessible from Navigator.credentials.

Instance properties


Instance methods


Returns a Promise that resolves with a new Credential instance based on the provided options, or null if no Credential object can be created. In exceptional circumstances, the Promise may reject.


Returns a Promise that resolves with the Credential instance that matches the provided parameters.


Sets a flag that specifies whether automatic log in is allowed for future visits to the current origin, then returns an empty Promise. For example, you might call this, after a user signs out of a website to ensure that they aren't automatically signed in on the next site visit. Earlier versions of the spec called this method requireUserMediation(). See Browser compatibility for support details.

Stores a set of credentials for a user, inside a provided Credential instance and returns that instance in a Promise.


Credential Management Level 1
# credentialscontainer

Browser compatibility

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