CredentialsContainer

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

Properties

None.

Event handlers

None.

Methods

CredentialsContainer.get()
Returns a Promise to a Credential instance that matches the provided parameters.
CredentialsContainer.requireUserMediation()
Returns an empty Promise after acquiring user mediation for credentials returned from a particular origin. For example, you might call this, after a user signs out of a website to ensure that he/she isn't automatically signed in on the next site visit.
CredentialsContainer.store()
Stores a set of credentials for a user, inside a provided Credential instance and returns that instance in a Promise.

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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