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PasswordCredential

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 interface of the the Credential Management API provides information about a username/password pair. In supporting browsers an instance of this class may be passed in the credential member of the init object for global fetch.

Constructor

PasswordCredential()
Creates a new PasswordCredential object.

Properties

Inherits properties from its ancestor, Credential.

PasswordCredential.additionalData
One of a FormData instance, a URLSearchParams instance, or null. The data in the objects will be added to the request body and sent to the remote endpoint with the credentials.
PasswordCredential.idName
A USVString representing the name that will be used for the ID field when submitting the current object to a remote endpoint via fetch. This property defaults to 'username', but may be overridden to match whatever the backend service expects.
PasswordCredential.passwordName
A USVString representing the name that will be used for the password field when submitting the current object to a remote endpoint via fetch. This property defaults to 'password', but may be overridden to match whatever the backend service expects.

Event handlers

None.

Methods

None.

Examples

var cred = new PasswordCredential({
  id: id,
  password: password,
  name: name,
  iconURL: iconUrl
});

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 Webview Chrome for Android Firefox Mobile (Gecko) Firefox OS IE Mobile Opera Mobile Safari Mobile
Basic support 51.0 51.0 ? ? ? ? ?

Document Tags and Contributors

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 Last updated by: jpmedley,