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Sharing Render Processes Between Web-Views

We'll show you how to reduce memory and active processes by sharing renderers between Web-Views

Each WebView that you spawn via WebCore.CreateWebView gets its own render process (eg, awesomium_process.exe) with its own set of resources. This is great for isolation and multi-process rendering but sometimes you need to create boatloads of views and don’t want to spend boatloads of resources.

Child Process Trick

One way to force WebViews to share a render process is to make one master WebView and use it to spawn a bunch of smaller web views (e.g., in JavaScript). Child WebViews will share the same process as the parent.