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      Latest reply on Dec 28, 2016 3:58 PM by eskimo
      scr34m_818 Level 1 Level 1 (0 points)



        how i can show my Webview and connect auto. with Basic-Auth?


        Is this correct or how would you do it?



        @IBOutlet weak var WebView: UIWebView!
        override func viewDidLoad() {
        // Do any additional setup after loading the view, typically from a nib.
        let username = "user"
        let password = "pw"
        let loginString = String(format: "%@:%@", username, password)
        let loginData = loginString.data(using: String.Encoding.utf8)!
        let base64LoginString = loginData.base64EncodedString()
        // create the request
        let url = URL(string: "http://myurl.com/")
        var request = URLRequest(url: url!)
        request.httpMethod = "POST"
        request.setValue("Basic \(base64LoginString)", forHTTPHeaderField: "Authorization")
        let urlConnection = NSURLConnection(request: request, delegate: self)
        • Re: Webview with HTTP Basic-Auth
          scr34m_818 Level 1 Level 1 (0 points)

          forgot writing this under the code...


          The issue: When I start the App the first time it works.

          But when i reload the website the authentication isn't saved, so just a white screen is shown.

          I think I need a Session but I don't know how I can do that.

          • Re: Webview with HTTP Basic-Auth
            eskimo Apple Staff Apple Staff (13,925 points)

            This is very tricky to do reliably with UIWebView.  Fortunately it’s very easy to do with WKWebView (via the webView(_:didReceive:completionHandler:) delegate callback).  You should make the switch to the modern web view API.

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