Display AppBar on top of a WebView Control

By Mahesh Chand Dec 13, 2012
How to display AppBar or Charms on top of a WebView Control in Windows Store App.

A WebView control in Windows Store app is used to display HTML content such as a URL. If you use a WebView control in your application, you will see your AppBar or Charms are hidden behind the WebView control.

This is because a WebView control is not really a XAML element and does not have same events and rendering process as other XAML controls.

To overcome this problem, Microsoft recommends to use a WebViewBrush.

Here is a good blog on the same:


Mahesh Chand
Mahesh Chand

C# Corner founder, 11-times Microsoft MVP, technical author, and solutions architect. Mahesh authored his first book, A Programmer’s Guide to ADO.NET in C# with APress at the age of 25. C# Corner is a mem... Read more