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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 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 overridden to match whatever the backend service expects.

Syntax

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

Value

USVString representing the name that will be 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 Editor's Draft Initial definition.

Browser compatibility

Feature Chrome Firefox (Gecko) Internet Explorer Opera Safari (WebKit)
Basic support 51.0 ? ? ? ?
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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