FederatedCredential

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This is an experimental technology
Because this technology's specification has not stabilized, check the compatibility table for usage in various browsers. Also note that the syntax and behavior of an experimental technology is subject to change in future versions of browsers as the specification changes.

The FederatedCredential interface of the the Credential Management API provides information about credentials from a federated identity provider, which is an entity that a website trusts to correctly authenticate a user, and which provides an API for that purpose. OpenID Connect is an example of such a framework. In supporting browsers an instance of this class may be passed in the credential member of the init object for global fetch.

FederatedCredential.FederatedCredential()
Creates a new FederatedCredential object.

Properties

Inherits properties from its ancestor, Credential.

FederatedCredential.provider Read only
Returns a USVString containing a credential's federated identity provider.

Event handlers

None.

Methods

None.

Examples

var cred = new FederatedCredential({
  id: id,
  name: name,
  provider: 'https://account.google.com',
  iconURL: iconUrl
});

// Store it
navigator.credentials.store(cred)
  .then(function() {
  // Do something else.
});

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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