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Fix UserAgent in WebView apps on iPad Pro on iPadOS 13 and higher

  Want to identify your WebView app on your server? That makes sense; you can use it for many different reasons, e.g., to match the style or content with the app.   The default...

How To: iOS WebView Apps & Dark Mode – display a customized URL if activated

“Come to the dark side”… not only a famous quote but also a real possibility since Apple launched the Dark Mode option in iOS 13 this year. As an Xcode/iOS App developer developing rather...

[HOW TO FIX] ITMS-90809: Deprecated API Usage – Apple will stop accepting submissions of apps that use UIWebView APIs

iOS 13 is here, and Apple changes a lot in terms of App Store, App Approval, and Guidelines. Did you get this error message when uploading your iOS WebView app on the App Store...

How To: Display a native App Sharing Dialog dialog in iOS WebView apps

The WebViewGold app template allows triggering a native App Sharing Dialog dialog (WhatsApp, SMS, Mail, …) by calling shareapp:// links. Clicking on such a link will trigger the sharing dialog which shares your App...

iOS WebView apps: Trigger App Store In-App Purchases [TUTORIAL]

Monetize your iOS WebView app easily. Use the In-App Purchase API to charge your users via the Apple App Store. After your setup is done, just link to this kind of URL: Download the...

HOW TO: Change the Status Bar Text Color on your iOS WebView app

It’s easy to change the background color on your iOS Status Bar while loading WebView content. This short YouTube video clip shows how to configure the required part in the Swift Xcode template by...

HOW TO: Change the Status Bar Text Color on your iOS WebView app

It’s easy to change the text color on your iOS Status Bar while loading WebView content. This short YouTube video clip shows how to configure the required part in the Swift Xcode template by...

How to rename the package name/bundle identifier of iOS apps [Xcode Guide]

It’s important to rename the package name/bundle identifier of your iOS Xcode app before uploading it to the App Store (or even if you use ad-hoc distribution). This YouTube clip explains how to do...

Create an Offline Screen for iOS WebView apps in Swift [Xcode Tutorial]

The user is offline while using your iOS WebView app? No problem at all, just display a funny “Oh, you are offline. Please reconnect.” message. This video shows how to do it. Download the...

[GUIDE] Design a native activity indicator in iOS WebView apps while loading the web content

There we go: This video shows how to redesign the native iOS activity indicator of the WebViewGold app template. Download the Xcode WebViewGold template for iOS here. Or book our full all-inclusive WeSetupYourWebViewApp service.  

Display In-App App Store rating dialog on iOS WebView apps

Download the Xcode WebViewGold template for iOS here. Or book our full all-inclusive WeSetupYourWebViewApp service.

[GUIDE] Downloading Image, PDF and Music files in iOS WebView

Want to use WebView to save PDF and image files to your user’s phone or tablet? This is the way to do it:   Download the Xcode WebViewGold template for iOS here. Or book our full all-inclusive...

[HOW TO] Convert your bubble.is web applications into native Android and iOS apps

You want to convert your existing bubble.is web app into native iOS and Android apps? This is the right way to do it:   Create your web app on bubble.is until it’s ready Visit...

How to: AdMob banner and interstitial ads in iOS WebView apps

Want to monetize your iPhone/iPad WebView app with ads from AdMob? Yeah, this is how to do it: Download the Xcode WebViewGold template for iOS here. Or book our full all-inclusive WeSetupYourWebViewApp service. Extract the zip folder...

How to: OneSignal push notifications with URL deeplinking in iOS WebView apps

Want to use OneSignal SDK with URL deeplinking from your push notifications which will open the URL in your WebView after clicking on the push notification? Yeah, this is how to do it: Download...

[HOW TO] Convert your Tumult Hype web applications into native Android and iOS apps

You want to convert your existing Tumult Hype web application into native iOS and Android apps? This is the right way to do it:   Create your web app in Tumult Hype software (you can...

Support Universal Links in iOS WebView apps (open URL triggered by other apps)

“When you support universal links, iOS users can tap a link to your website and get seamlessly redirected to your installed app without going through Safari. If your app isn’t installed, tapping a link...

Let’s convert your web applications into native Android and iOS apps – the easy way [FULL SERVICE]

You want to convert your existing website or web app into native iOS and Android apps? This is the right way to do it:   Visit WeSetupYourWebViewApp.com website Click the “Let’s go” button (it’s...

It’s here: The new WebViewGold for macOS

Do you want to convert your existing website or web app into native macOS desktop apps? Just use the new WebViewGold for macOS template and define your URL, choose your icon and customize your...

WebView on iOS 12 and iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max and iPhone Xr

The new iOS 12 is here and the new iPhone lineup is here too. It changed everything, that’s what Apple promised. At least it changed anything in terms of the viewport, screen dimensions and...

Change UserAgent in iOS WebView apps

Want to identify WebView client accesses? Makes sense, you can use it for tracking/analytics purposes and for separating web browser and WebView client accesses to optimize/modify the style or content. The default WebView UserAgent...

JavaScript dialogs like alert(), confirm() and prompt() in iOS WebView apps

Want to use JavaScript dialogs like alert(), confirm() and prompt() in iOS WebView apps? They do not show up when using WKWebView element instead of UIWebView? Do not give up! Just implement this for...

iOS WebView URL Handling/open external links in Safari

Want to have a native feeling/UX in your iOS WebView app? Then you should handle external URLs differently than your regular WebView links, e.g. when clicking on a Facebook link we can open the...

Activate HTML5 in background mode on iOS WebView apps

Follow these steps to activate HTML5 audio of web content in iOS background mode:   If you use the WebViewGold Xcode templates (or the comfortable WeSetupYourWebViewApp service), you do not need to worry about the...

How to build an Offline screen in iOS WebView apps

Of course, it would be great if your iOS app users would always have a 100% working WiFi or Cellular connection. But reality is different and we should know how to handle it 😉...

WebView on iPhone X screen resolution

iPhone X is here and it changed everything. That’s what Apple promised. At least it changed anything in terms of the viewport, screen dimensions and interface building 😉 But here is the good news:...

How To: Save image from iOS WebView to the user’s Photos app

Sometimes it could be useful to save images to the iOS camera roll of your app user. Here is how to: Download the WebView Xcode template Define your URL (or your local HTML folder) Insert this...

Convert your mobile website/HTML into iOS app: How to do it in less than 30 seconds

This video article demonstrates the setup process of a WebViewGold for iOS-based app which enables you to convert your mobile website/HTML into a native iOS app in less than 30 seconds: Download the source code...