How to enable (or block) push notifications from your browser preferences

Many browsers can deliver push notifications even when a website is closed. Learn how to choose which websites are allowed to send you push notifications.

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Pushpad SDK Change: one subscription per browser (instead of multiple subscriptions for each uid)

We have made a change to Pushpad in order to make its use more intuitive.

Now each device (browser) can have at most one uid (user ID) associated to it. Any new uid will replace the previous one.

To reflect this change we have also made changes to the Javascript SDK. In general, you don’t need to take any action because we have tried to make the change as compatible as possible.

However you can read the new SDK documentation.

The hidden cost of free push notifications services

Pushpad offers a free tier, but it’s not a free service. So why should you prefer a paid service to a free one?

More features? Better support? I don’t know, I leave that to you. The aim of this post is to underly that free services might have an hidden cost that you must consider before making a choice.

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Safari push notifications stop working after some time

These days we have investigated an issue related to Safari.

Sometimes it happens that you subscribe to the push notifications of a website, but after some time you don’t receive notifications anymore.

At first we thought that our system had a bug, but it’s not like that. Continue reading “Safari push notifications stop working after some time”