The CryptoKey.algorithm read-only property is an opaque value containing all the information about the algorithm related to the key.

Different implementations have different kind of opaque value for these: such an object can't be shared.


result = <code>key</code><code>.algorithm</code>

Return value

  • result is an opaque object describing the algorithm the key relates to.


Specification Status Comment
Web Cryptography API
The definition of 'CryptoKey.algorithm' in that specification.
Candidate Recommendation Initial definition.

Browser compatibility

Feature Chrome Firefox (Gecko) Internet Explorer Opera Safari
Basic support 37 34 (34) Not supported ? Not supported
Feature Android Chrome for Android Firefox Mobile (Gecko) IE Mobile Opera Mobile Safari Mobile
Basic support (Yes) 37 34.0 (34) Not supported ? Not supported

See also


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API CryptoKey Property Read-only Reference Référence Web Crypto API