One of the many advantages of
UIWebView is its ability to draw on some of the native user interface of Safari. It's a long way from the
SFSafariViewController that was introduced in iOS 9.0, but you can enable the built-in gestures that let users go back and forward by swiping left and right.
Here's the code:
webView.allowsBackForwardNavigationGestures = true
Available from iOS 8.0 – see Hacking with Swift tutorial 4
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