This package uses Readability to provide a clean experience for display content from a external URL source.

Main Feature:

  • This provides a Safari readerMode like feel that display's external content cleanly (For Reading)

How to use:

  • Just pass in a external Url into the component and your good to go.

Installation instructions

$ yarn add react-native-webview-readability



import ReadabilityWebView from 'react-native-webview-readability';

const css = `
  body {
    color: #2a2a2a;
    font-family: sans-serif, Roboto, monospace;
  img, figure {
    display: none;
  h1 {
    border-bottom-width: 1px;
    border-color: #ccc;
    padding-bottom: 3px;
    font-size: 1.6em;
    font-weight: bold;
    letter-spacing: .05em;
  p {
    letter-spacing: .03em;

  title="The Earth is Flat" />

Available Props

prop default type description
url '' string Required: A valid web url source
htmlCss '' string Optional: Css StyleSheet in a string format. Follow the default template for a start
readerMode true boolean Optional: Render the view with a Safari reader Mode Feel
renderLoader null Component Optional: A custom component to render while your content is being loaded
title '' string Optional: A title to enforce for the content.This helps when a website has multiple h1 tags(dirty html)
onError null function Optional: A function that fires the error if a url is not valid