Updated On: 26 November 2020 Blog Category: Android
in Android programming language, WebView is a view used to display the web pages in android application. This class is the basis upon which you can roll your own web browser or simply use it to display some online content within your Activity. This can be your website adress or simple webpage. We can also specify HTML string and can show it inside our application using a WebView. Basically, WebView turns application into a web application. This webview is a special view in android to display any inline web content as it running on internet.
To add webview in your android app, there is used a syntax as an element in XML lauout file. The layout file the file in which we write the code for design the app layout. Then this layout content is add to java class file. All elements of android are based on its Id. You can name it as you like. this Id name is declare in java class file.
android:id="@+id/simpleWebView" android:layout_width="fill_parent" android:layout_height="fill_parent" />