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Integrate iOS & Android Push Notifications in Bubble apps with the WebViewGold OneSignal Push plugin 💬

In times of numerous apps, push notifications are almost part of everyday life for the user. These push messages are special messages that are displayed directly on your cell phone. So you don’t have...
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Remove OneSignal from your WebViewGold iOS app project ❌

There are many reasons to include OneSignal (aka the OneSignalNotificationServiceExtension) in your own app. But there are also good reasons to remove the popular framework from your app. For example, if you don’t need...
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Xcode 12, iOS 14, and WebView Apps 🔑

While iOS 14 is here, Apple presents the new major release 12 of the development environment Xcode. The tool for developing iOS, macOS, and tvOS applications, which is now available via the Mac App...
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[HOW TO FIX ⚙️] WKWebView Geolocation not working on iOS 14

Apps that use WKWebView to get location data from HTML 5 Geolocation API are in trouble on iOS 14. The location does not work in some cases. This was not a problem in iOS 12...

WebView On iOS 14, iPadOS 14 And Xcode 12 😎

Apple has given the starting signal for iOS 14. The new iPhone operating system has been available since September 16, 2020 – even before Apple introduced the new iPhones. The release date also applies...
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How WebView Technology Works And Why It Is Worth A Look 🎉

A WebView is an embeddable interface that can be used by a native application to view web content. A native app is one written in the language and UI system uniquely built for a...
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[HOW TO FIX ⚙️] WKWebView Bug: Audio stops while app is in background or lockscreen mode

Apps that use WKWebView to play audio from HTML 5 audio, on iOS 13, the sound stops when the app is not in the foreground, even when Audio background capability is on in Background Modes. When...
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How To Fix: iOS 13 WebView Background 🎶 Audio Not Working (Audio Stops While In Background)

For many iOS WebView apps it makes sense to enable certain functions for certain background operations. The common function required to play an application is to play background audio. With this feature enabled, when...
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QR Code Scanner In WebView Apps On iOS 🤳 (HOW TO)

In contrast to the popular barcode, the QR Code is two-dimensional and can, therefore, contain more information. QR is the abbreviation for “Quick Response”. This means that complex information is displayed in such a...
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Use A Local HTML Folder If The User Is Offline, And Use The Remote URL If The User Is Online (iOS WebView Apps) 🎯

The WebViewGold iOS App Template is quite smart when it comes to different ways to handle the offline/online status of app users. Three modes are available:   Option 1: Use a URL for accessing...
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How To Use In-App Messages 💌 By OneSignal In Your iOS WebView Project

OneSignal In-App messages are smart pop-up alerts that any iOS App user can receive when they are in the app. Unlike standard push notifications, they are only displayed when the user is in the...
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iOS WebView: Animated GIFs As A Splash Screen 🎞

The Graphics Interchange Format (GIF) is somewhere between a still image and a video. The animations allow us to play scenes from current TV series, visualize memes or show reactions in a visual and...
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Transform your digital business by converting your website into an iOS app 👩🏼‍💻

The current surge in the use of smartphones around the globe has created a tech environment where everyone wants to do everything on-the-go. This trend has caused an upswing in the use of Mobile...

[Ready for the future of App Store Apps?] All the things developers need to know submitting apps from June 2020 ⚙️

April 2020 and COVID19/Coronavirus is here, and Apple gives you a bit of extra time to change the app specifications required for the App Store, especially the App Update Approval and new apps: We...

[HOW TO FIX IN MARCH 2020] Deprecated API Usage – Apple will stop accepting submissions of new apps that use UIWebView APIs starting from April 2020. ⚙️

March 2020 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...

💌 Firebase Push Notifications in WebView (iOS + Android) Apps

Good news: The new version of the WebViewGold app template supports Firebase Push Notifications as well.   📲 Download the no-coding WebViewGold solution for iOS now 📲 Download the no-coding WebViewGold solution for Android now

iOS WebView: Downloader mechanism for ePub eBooks & Apple Wallet items 📥

Good news: The new version of the WebViewGold app template supports Downloader mechanism for ePub eBooks & Apple Wallet items as well. 📲 Download the no-coding WebViewGold solution for iOS now

In-App Subscriptions in WebView (iOS and Android) 💰

Good news: The new version of the WebViewGold app template supports In-App Subscriptions as well.   📲 Download the no-coding WebViewGold solution for iOS now 📲 Download the no-coding WebViewGold solution for Android now

📲 How to transform your web site into an app for iOS & Android

While a website is a great platform to publicize your business, a mobile app is an excellent tool for engaging your customers. It is a known fact that the average mobile user spends close...

☑️ Test 2020: Website to Mobile App Converter Software

Developing an app for your website could look like a difficult thing to do. But, realistically, this is never the case. There is several ready-made software that you use to convert your website to...

📈 Mobile Trends 2020 – Introduction to web sites, web apps, and apps

Introduction: In today’s world, one can see how technology has become part of our life. This breakthrough occurred when the Internet came into being. From communication to office work and education to social life,...

Convert blogs to iOS apps – a smart idea? 💡

Well, when it comes about the conversion of website or blog in iOS app so undoubtedly, there are a bunch of online tools which is available on the net through which you can easily...

Know the WebView Myths of the developer community – are they true? 📲

The web view is a type of browser which produces hybrid applications packed inside a mobile app for iOS and Android. Mobile applications could be built by using web technologies such as HTML, JavaScript,...

The battle👊 between WebView apps and Native Apps 📲 – which one will win it?

Many ways are available to deliver content and build a phone application from your mobile device. From the perspective of a user, the web and native apps can work and look a lot similar....

WKWebView ⚡️vs. UIWebView – Pros 👍 & Cons 👎

A debate has been going around in the past years over which app is better and which is not? After looking at the following differences and pros and cons, you will be able to...

Handle external links 📲 and downloads 📥 in your WebView app on iOS and Android | GUIDE

Running your personalized app on the devices sometimes restricts you from accessing some of the external information on that device. The setup is considering everything symmetrical and not allows you to have an extended...

Convert a website, web app, or blog into an iOS app 📲 (How To)

The current surge in the use of smartphones around the globe has created a tech environment where everyone wants to do everything on-the-go. This trend has caused an upswing in the use of Mobile...

WebView on iOS 13.x and iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Pro and iPhone XR ⚙️

The new iOS 13 is here (actually Apple went crazy about updating and it’s already iOS 13.2.1) and the new iPhone 11 and iPhone 11 Pro lineup is here too. “It changed everything”, at least...

Native Apps vs.⚡️ Web Apps – Differences, Costs, and Myths

Choosing between a website and a complete mobile application is still quite challenging for most businesses and individuals looking to get one of these fantastic tools for effective communication. While both solutions are ideal...

Run and submit iOS WebView apps to the App Store without Mac/macOS 🖥

Want to run your iOS app on your own devices or an iOS simulator? Or even want to submit your iOS app to the App Store to gain access to the millions of global...

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 Music 🎶 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...