How to interact | change | modify content inside an ui.webview in pythonista programmatically?
Pppi last edited by
is there a way to interact with content of a website loaded inside an ui.webview e.g. click on a link, push a button and so on and so forth programmatically with python in pythonista?
thanks in advance
ccc last edited by
Requests is probably a better way to download webpages and do HTTP POSTs to simulate interactions (filling in fields, clicking buttons, etc.) with them. However, Requests has a downside in that you do not actually see the web page as you would if you were using ui.WebView.
dgelessus last edited by
WebViews also have an
JonB last edited by
If doing a lot of 2way comm, requests is easiest to use. You can then display the result in a webview.
For simple stuff, eval_js works well. You can use
to get current page source. Then you can use bs4 for example to scrape the source.
See http://www.w3schools.com/jsref/met_html_click.asp for an example of directly simulating a mouse click on an element like a button.