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The passwordName property of the PasswordCredential interface returns a USVString, depicting the name used by the password field, when submitting the current object to a remote endpoint via fetch. This property defaults to 'password', but may be matched to anything your backend service expects.


var passwordName = PasswordCredential.passwordName
PasswordCredential.passwordName = "passcode"


A USVString representing the password field name, used when submitting the current object to a remote endpoint via fetch.


// TBD


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

Browser compatibilityUpdate compatibility data on GitHub

Chrome Edge Firefox Internet Explorer Opera Safari
Basic support 51 ? ? ? ? ?
Android webview Chrome for Android Edge Mobile Firefox for Android Opera for Android iOS Safari Samsung Internet
Basic support 51 51 ? ? ? ? ?

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