idName

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

Deprecated
This feature has been removed from the Web standards. Though some browsers may still support it, it is in the process of being dropped. Avoid using it and update existing code if possible; see the compatibility table at the bottom of this page to guide your decision. Be aware that this feature may cease to work at any time.

The idName property of the PasswordCredential interface returns 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 set to match whatever your backend service expects.

Syntax

var idName = PasswordCredential.idName
PasswordCredential.idName = "userID"

Value

USVString represents the name used for the ID field, when submitting the current object to a remote endpoint via fetch.

Example

// TBD

Specifications

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

Browser compatibility

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DesktopMobile
ChromeEdgeFirefoxInternet ExplorerOperaSafariAndroid webviewChrome for AndroidEdge MobileFirefox for AndroidOpera for AndroidiOS SafariSamsung Internet
Basic support
ExperimentalDeprecated
Chrome Full support 51Edge ? Firefox ? IE ? Opera ? Safari ? WebView Android Full support 51Chrome Android Full support 51Edge Mobile ? Firefox Android ? Opera Android ? Safari iOS ? Samsung Internet Android ?

Legend

Full support  
Full support
Compatibility unknown  
Compatibility unknown
Experimental. Expect behavior to change in the future.
Experimental. Expect behavior to change in the future.
Deprecated. Not for use in new websites.
Deprecated. Not for use in new websites.

Document Tags and Contributors

Contributors to this page: fscholz, jpmedley, david_ross
Last updated by: fscholz,