PasswordCredential

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

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 fetch.

Constructor

PasswordCredential()
Creates a new PasswordCredential object.

Properties

Inherits properties from its ancestor, Credential.

PasswordCredential.additionalData 
One of a FormData instance, a URLSearchParams instance, or null. The data in the objects will be added to the request body and sent to the remote endpoint with the credentials.
PasswordCredential.iconURL Read only
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.
PasswordCredential.idName 
A USVString containing 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.
PasswordCredential.name Read only
A USVString containing a human-readable public name for display in a credential chooser.
PasswordCredential.password Read only
A USVString containing the password of the credential.
PasswordCredential.passwordName 
A USVString representing the name that will be used for the password field when submitting the current object to a remote endpoint via fetch. This property defaults to 'password', but may be overridden to match whatever the backend service expects.

Event handlers

None.

Methods

None.

Examples

var cred = new PasswordCredential({
  id: id,
  password: password,
  name: name,
  iconURL: iconUrl
});

navigator.credentials.store(cred)
 .then(function() {
 // Do something else.
});

Specifications

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

Browser Compatibility

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ChromeEdgeFirefoxInternet ExplorerOperaSafariAndroid webviewChrome for AndroidEdge MobileFirefox for AndroidOpera for AndroidSafari on iOSSamsung Internet
Basic support
Experimental
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PasswordCredential
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additionalData
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iconURL
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idName
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name
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password
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passwordName
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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.
Non-standard. Expect poor cross-browser support.
Non-standard. Expect poor cross-browser support.
Deprecated. Not for use in new websites.
Deprecated. Not for use in new websites.

Document Tags and Contributors

Contributors to this page: fscholz, FranklinYu, ferym, jpmedley, tocretpa, jeremy-french
Last updated by: fscholz,