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

Secure context

This feature is available only in secure contexts (HTTPS), in some or all supporting browsers.

The interface of 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 WindowOrWorkerGlobalScope.fetch.

Note: This interface is restricted to top-level contexts and cannot be used from an <iframe>.


PasswordCredential()Secure context
Creates a new PasswordCredential object.


Inherits properties from its ancestor, Credential.

PasswordCredential.iconURL Read only Secure context
A USVString containing a URL pointing to an image for an icon. This image is intended for display in a credential chooser. The URL must be accessible without authentication. Read only Secure context
A USVString containing a human-readable public name for display in a credential chooser.
PasswordCredential.password Read only Secure context
A USVString containing the password of the credential.

Event handlers





var cred = new PasswordCredential({
  id: id,
  password: password,
  name: name,
  iconURL: iconUrl
 .then(function() {
 // Do something else.


Specification Status Comment
Credential Management Level 1 Working Draft Initial definition.

Browser compatibility

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