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From Shazron <>
Subject Re: Remote site plugin
Date Fri, 04 Mar 2016 00:19:54 GMT
In config.xml,
<content src="" />
<allow-navigation href="" />

... does not work for you?

Also, ErrorUrl support:;a=blobdiff;f=docs/en/edge/guide/platforms/ios/;h=6b05869c4eec7418dee7fe8e16089ea6474d3a35;hp=e0e0a73fd0a85cb5dce2ba35df75c105ad243e69;hb=83a113c;hpb=281dc5f7c5911f9474241c3f79eb25cc9ae65c08

On Wed, Feb 17, 2016 at 11:28 AM, Brad Reynolds <> wrote:
> We built a Cordova app that wraps a remote site.  The only HTML page
> bundled in our app redirects to our remote site on load.  I was new to
> Cordova at the time and was looking for the fastest way possible to get the
> app out the door.  To do so I modified the generated iOS and Android
> projects with the hooks I felt I needed in order to inject Cordova
> components and plugins into the remote site.  It seems to be working for us
> and has been accepted by both app stores.
> I'd like to package up the modifications for this as a plugin as we plan to
> build other apps in the same manner.  I've been familiarizing myself with
> the plugin architecture and am not sure if what I need is exposed on both
> platforms and thus this email to the dev list.  I'm looking for guidance on
> how to implement the hooks I've listed below as a plugin.  The end goal is
> to inject the Cordova components and plugins and allow the user to retry
> loading the site upon error.  Below are details of the changes I made.  I'm
> going to keep digging on my own but any direction would be greatly
> appreciated.
> Thanks,
> Brad Reynolds
> ## iOS
> iOS was pretty simple to get up and running.  The generated
> MainViewController had page life cycle methods that I was able to easily
> hook into and inject Cordova.
> ### MainViewController.m Changes:
> 1. Implemented `webViewDidFinishLoad:(UIWebView *)theWebView` to inject
> Cordova components.
> To allow the user to retry reloading the current page upon failure:
> 1. Implemented `webView:(UIWebView *)theWebView
> didFailLoadWithError:(NSError *)error`.
> ## Android
> Android was more difficult or at least I had to look for something other
> than page events.  The end result was I used Android's
> `@JavascriptInterface` mechanism to make a JS object available that would
> inject Cordova into the current page.  As a result all loaded pages needed
> to look for this object and invoke an initialization function on it.
> 1. Subclassed SystemWebViewEngine and added config.xml entry to use our
> engine.
> 2. Subclassed SystemWebView and returned from our engine.
> 3. Within our SystemWebView subclass added a JavascriptInterface providing
> a hook back into Android. When invoked this told the Adroid code it was
> time to inject Cordova.
> To allow the user to retry reloading the current page:
> 1. Implemented MainActivity.onReceivedError(...).

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