Web Credentials

Web Credentials are based on the W3C Verifiable Credential (VC) data model for expressing cryptographically secure digital credentials on the web. VC provide a data sharing model where signed and linked data can be used to establish trust across contexts.

The following sections will provide you with further information on Compact Credentials:

  • Core capabilities: Learn more about the core capabilities enabled when using the Web Credential profile.

  • Web semantics: Learn more about the JSON Linked Data (JSON-LD) data syntax and why we chose it for our implementation of the VC data model.