CryptoKey.algorithm

The CryptoKey.algorithm read-only property is an opaque value containing all the information about the algorithm related to the key.

Different implementations have different kind of opaque value for these: such an object can't be shared.

Syntax

result = key.algorithm

Return value

  • result is an opaque object describing the algorithm the key relates to.

Specifications

Specification Status Comment
Web Cryptography API
The definition of 'CryptoKey.algorithm' in that specification.
Recommendation Initial definition.

Browser compatibility

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