SS-KINWebBrowser 1.3.3

SS-KINWebBrowser 1.3.3

LangLanguage Obj-CObjective C
License MIT
ReleasedLast Release Mar 2016

Maintained by Eddie Li.

Depends on:
SS-TUSafariActivity= 1.0.5
ARChromeActivity= 1.0.5

  • By
  • David F. Muir V and Eddie Li


KINWebBrowser is a web browser module for your apps.

Powered by WKWebView on iOS 8. Backwards compatible with iOS 7 using UIWebView.

KINWebBrowser Screenshots


  • iOS 7 & 8 support for iPhone and iPad devices
  • Safari-like interface
  • Animated progress bar
  • Customizable UI including tint color
  • Portrait and landscape orientation support
  • Use with existing UINavigationController or present modally
  • Delegate protocol for status callbacks
  • Action button to allow users to copy URL, share, or open in Safari & Google Chrome
  • Supports subclassing
  • Installation with CocoaPods


KINWebBrowser consists of a single component:

KINWebBrowserViewController - a UIViewController that contains a full featured web browser.

KINWebBrowserViewController must be contained in a UINavigationController.

Pushing to the navigation stack:

KINWebBrowserViewController *webBrowser = [KINWebBrowserViewController webBrowser];
[self.navigationController pushViewController:webBrowser animated:YES];
[webBrowser loadURLString:@""];

Presenting Modally:

UINavigationController *webBrowserNavigationController = [KINWebBrowserViewController navigationControllerWithWebBrowser];
[self presentViewController:webBrowserNavigationController animated:YES completion:nil];

KINWebBrowserViewController *webBrowser = [webBrowserNavigationController rootWebBrowser];
[webBrowser loadURLString:@""];


platform :ios, '7.0'
pod 'KINWebBrowser'


These dependency projects should be also installed with KINWebBrowser. They are installed automatically when installing KINWebBrowser with CocoaPods.

  • TUSafariActivity - a UIActivity subclass that provides an "Open In Safari" action to a UIActivityViewController
  • ARChromeActivity - a UIActivity subclass that provides an "Open In Google Chrome" action to a UIActivityViewController

Customizing the User Interface

Tint Color

The tint color of the toolbars and toolbar items can be customized.

webBrowser.tintColor = [UIColor blueColor];
webBrowser.barTintColor = [UIColor blackColor];

Title Bar Content

The URL can be shown in the UINavigationBar while loading. The title of the page can be shown when loading completes.

webBrowser.showsURLInNavigationBar = NO;
webBrowser.showsPageTitleInNavigationBar = YES;

Implementing KINWebBrowserDelegate Protocol

KINWebBrowserDelegate is a set of @optional callback methods to inform the delegate of status changes.

- (void)webBrowser:(KINWebBrowserViewController *)webBrowser didStartLoadingURL:(NSURL *)URL;
- (void)webBrowser:(KINWebBrowserViewController *)webBrowser didFinishLoadingURL:(NSURL *)URL;
- (void)webBrowser:(KINWebBrowserViewController *)webBrowser didFailToLoadURL:(NSURL *)URL withError:(NSError *)error;