JXWebViewController 1.3.0

JXWebViewController 1.3.0

Maintained by Jianqiu Xiao.

  • By
  • Jianqiu Xiao


An iOS view controller wrapper for WKWebView.

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Since iOS 8, WKWebView is preferred over UIWebView. But unlike UIWebView, WKWebView provide less default behaviors due to the security design. JXWebViewController wrap up a WKWebView and implements a few standard features as iOS Safari does. So web views can be easily used in your apps out-of-the-box. It is also referred to as WebViewController, UIWebViewController or WKWebViewController.


  • Allows back forward navigation gestures.
  • Support HTTP Basic access authentication.
  • Implement JavaScript alert, confirm and prompt.
  • Open native links of mailto, tel, itms-apps and so on.
  • Open and close pages in current view.
  • Reload when web content process is terminated.
  • Perform auto detection of phone numbers.
  • Proxy the page title to the controller title.
  • Add the refresh control.
  • Support Handoff from app to Safari.


  • iOS 11.0+
  • Xcode 9.0+
  • Swift 4.0+


JXWebViewController is available through CocoaPods. To install it, simply add the following line to your Podfile:

pod 'JXWebViewController'


Quick Start

let url = URL(string: "https://example.com/")!

let webViewController = JXWebViewController()
webViewController.webView.load(URLRequest(url: url))
navigationController?.pushViewController(webViewController, animated: true)



Jianqiu Xiao, [email protected]


JXWebViewController is available under the MIT license. See the LICENSE file for more info.