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  1. Make it possible in WebView to accept invalid certificate for HTTPS website.

    There is currently no way, how to display in WebView HTTPS web page with invalid certificate, even with user specific opt-in.
    It's possible to specify in HttpClient types of invalid certificates to accept, same opt-in should ideally work in WebView as well.

    39 votes
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      3 comments  ·  Web Browser Control APIs  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • [UWP] Capture WebView http request

      Need capture all the http request or resource request, such as : http request in js, css, image resouces file…
      http request includes get or post request(url and body)

      While android and ios can do it. UWP need it.

      Thanks,
      Jimmy (win10app@outlook.com)

      39 votes
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        4 comments  ·  Web Browser Control APIs  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • WebView: Expose DOM as C#/.NET API

        It's great to introduce an Edge Browser into a UWP application via the WebView. It would be especially powerful and useful to be able to access the DOM that is in the currently loaded page of the WebView control and have full control over querying it and even modifying it if necessary.

        There have been many DOM APIs created in MSFT's history, so it's now time to build another one. :)

        36 votes
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        • Disable Scrolling and zooming in WebView

          Using the webview control is sometimes a big pain. Please create properties for disable Scrolling, Pan and Zoom and Auto ressizing the webview.

          27 votes
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            1 comment  ·  Web Browser Control APIs  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • Add support to disable the "bounce" in the WebBrowser control

            Currently, there doesn't seem to be any possibility to disable the "bounce" effect when scrolling inside the WebBrowser control which makes any apps based in HTML5 look and feel cheap. This happens when you try to scroll beyond the bounds of the control and there is the elastic effect which allows you to move the page beyond the border of the control. Would it be possible to disable this?

            26 votes
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            • Print from WebView

              Give us a Print() function for the UWP WebView control. Using WebViewBrush isn't an acceptable response.

              22 votes
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              • File Upload in WebView of Windows Phone 8.1

                I have been struggling to upload files from WebView since last few days and there is no progress. Everything works well, The button is visible and it says "Choose File", however if you click the button nothing happens. can anyone with WindowsPhone knowledge help me? Its an XAML WebView app not silverlight app.

                Please vote here to enable photo upload option in webview apps for windows phone

                15 votes
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                • Change WebView: Give developers more APIs for creating new browsers

                  MS Edge is not bad however people have different requirements for web browsers. The current WebAPIs are too limited for developers to create a new browser. You should give people more freedom and more APIs to create new browsers. And please don't always use security risk as excuse for not allowing people to create more creative apps than Edge.

                  I'd like to suggest that creating APIs for:
                  1, Allowing specify proxies in third-party apps.
                  2, More events support for WebView: for example, gesture support
                  3, Allowing third-party Apps to processing the network input/output, like handling CSS/Javascript files/image files/stream files.
                  4,…

                  13 votes
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                  • Allow WebView <video> tag to go "Fullscreen"

                    Currently (as of 8.1) when there is an embedded video in a WebView and the user presses the fullscreen button the video expands to only the extents of the WebView; which isn't fullscreen if the WebView is surrounded by other controls.

                    There should be a property on the WebView that controls the fullscreen behavior such that it is possible to fill the entire viewable area of the display with the video and its controls.

                    10 votes
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                    • Enable Manipulation Events for WebView.

                      Since WebView lacks support for Manipulation Events, it acts as a huge gesture eater which doesn't let its parent controls like ScrollViewer, FlipView to take control of gesture like scroll, swipe etc.
                      It becomes impossible to use a WebView along with other XAML Elements in the same view.
                      Manipulation events can help a lot in these situations.

                      9 votes
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                      • HTTP Strict Transport Security and Mixed Content Blocking is not working in UWP WebView

                        Right now when displaying online web page in Windows 10 WebView the HSTS security feature is not working. Also the WebView allows scripts from any source to load even though the page is loaded via HTTPS.
                        These are business critical security features that the WebView must support at least via opt-in or specific manifest settings. Note both these features work in Edge, so I guess it's just a matter of making it available in WebView.

                        See these pages for testing HSTS and mixed content:
                        https://hsts.badssl.com/
                        https://mixed-script.badssl.com/

                        7 votes
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                        • Support (tel://, mailto://, etc) in Browser Control

                          Display HTML that users can interact with (i.e. clicking hyperlinks, mailto: links, or dial phone numbers).

                          6 votes
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                          • Give WebView access to the javascript History API

                            Javascript provides a History API with which you can manipulation certain aspects of the browsing history. For example, history.replaceState() replaces the url of the current website in the browsing history. However, it is not possible to detect these changes in WebView without injecting javascript to replace the funtion calls. This solution is quite hacky and a lot of work

                            6 votes
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                            • web browser history

                              We are working on an application that measures the user's productivity by using various sources of data (e.g. Calendar, GPS, Contacts, Calls history, SMS, Web Browser history, running applications).

                              Currently, we can collect and process all above data in Android. In Windows Phone there are many limitations, like for example we cannot get list of visited urls from Internet Explorer.

                              Please give us ability to run background agent and collect the list of visited web sites in the default browser application (Internet Explorer).

                              5 votes
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                              • Allow seeking by clicking on the progress bar in html5 video player from IE

                                when playing a video from an HTML5 video tag the player should allow the user to drag the progress bar to seek ahead in the video.

                                5 votes
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                                • Enable DOM access in WebBrowser control

                                  Basically WebBrowser control is useless in its current form.

                                  For example, if I want to enrich experience for one particular web site which is not mobile-friendly, I have to implement complete HTML parser and then show markup via XAML controls.

                                  This is insane amount of work for such a simple task.

                                  5 votes
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                                  • Tracking Protection LIST

                                    Include an API to add, remove, deactivate tracking protection lists (TPL), to further drive down data usage, enable selective protection against rogue sites tracking, and just having a sense of control. Just like on desktop IE.

                                    4 votes
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                                    • webview NavigateToLocalStreamUri

                                      In windows phone 8.1/windows 8.1 was added to the webview the method NavigateToLocalStreamUri wich uses a IUriToStreamResolver to send the resources to the webview.

                                      This control is not compatible with XMLHttpRequest but only with HTML requested uri (eg: image src).

                                      Should be possibile to use the same control to intercept local XMLHTTPRequest (with all data - headers, POST data) and respond to the client (a structured response will be appeciated.. not only the byte[] of the resource..).

                                      4 votes
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                                      • HTML select element should wrap items in WebBrowser control

                                        When using an html <select> element with <option> that have long text, the WebBrowser control does not wrap the text, and as a result the options can get truncated. In certain circumstances, this makes the control unusable as one cannot differentiate between different items in the list. In Internet Explorer on the same device, the menu items wrap as expected.

                                        Android and other devices (including Internet Explorer on WP) do wrap the items so the user can see the full content of the items.

                                        More details:
                                        http://social.msdn.microsoft.com/Forums/windowsapps/en-US/37c7e663-51e5-4ae9-b877-b58c90f6f9f3/html-select-native-menu-doesnt-wrap-items-like-mobile-internet-explorer?forum=wpdevelop

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                                        • WebView focus misbehave

                                          Repro:
                                          UWP single-page app with WebView as only control. Edge 25.10586.0.0 @ Win10

                                          When App is activated, WebView control gets focus (and receives corresponding event), but the content of the WebView (eg HTML) does NOT get a focus and document.hasFocus() remains false.

                                          If user clicks on the HTML, document.hasFocus() becomes true and WebView receives LostFocus event(!)

                                          Expected behaviour: WebView focus is in sync with document.hasFocus()

                                          3 votes
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