WebKit data (localstorage or local SQLite) are now stored in Library/ Caches folder (instead of Library/WebKit folder). This is a big problem for all apps using UIWebView and storing user data, because they will no longer be backed up and may be deleted. There are a lot of apps using localstorage or SQLite as a critical feature.
The SQLite database gets deleted because the database is saved in a location on the filesystem which Apple does not consider to contain persistent data.
Steps to Reproduce:
You can see that the WebKit data is now stored in Library/Caches :
We should at least specify the directory of WebKit data (and to set it
to Documents/ for critical data)
The WebKit data are stored in Library/Caches folder, and can be
To migrate database location from Library/Caches to some other location such as Documents.