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 Credential interface of the the Credential Management API provides information about an entity as a prerequisite to a trust decision.


Credential.iconURL Read only
Returns a DOMString containing the URL of an image for the credential. The URL must be from a secure context. Read only
Returns a DOMString containing the credential's identifier. This might be any one of a GUID, username, or email address.  Read only
Returns a DOMString containing a name associated with the credential. This is intended to be a human-readable public name.
Credential.type Read only
Returns a DOMString containing the credential's type. Valid values are password and federated.

Event handlers





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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


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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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