CredentialsContainer.create()

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

The create() method of the CredentialsContainer interface returns a Promise that resolves with a new Credential instance based on the provided options, or null if no Credential object can be created.

This method is restricted to top-level contexts. Calls to it within an <iframe> element will resolve without effect.

Syntax

var promise = CredentialsContainer.create([options])

Parameters

options
An object of type CredentialCreationOptions that contains options for the requested new Credentials object. It must include one of the options "password", "federated", or "publicKey". The options are:

Returns

Promise that resolves with a Credential instance, such as PasswordCredential, FederatedCredential, or PublicKeyCredential.

Specifications

Specification Status Comment
Credential Management Level 1
The definition of 'get()' in that specification.
Working Draft Initial definition.
Web Authentication: An API for accessing Public Key Credentials Level 1 Candidate Recommendation Initial definition.

Browser compatibility

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DesktopMobile
ChromeEdgeFirefoxInternet ExplorerOperaSafariAndroid webviewChrome for AndroidEdge MobileFirefox for AndroidOpera for AndroidSafari on iOSSamsung Internet
Basic support
Experimental
Chrome Full support 60Edge Full support 18Firefox ? IE ? Opera No support NoSafari ? WebView Android Full support 60Chrome Android Full support 60Edge Mobile ? Firefox Android ? Opera Android No support NoSafari iOS ? Samsung Internet Android ?

Legend

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Full support
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Experimental. Expect behavior to change in the future.
Experimental. Expect behavior to change in the future.

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