Pushpad Express is deprecated (please move to Pushpad Pro)

Back in 2015 the first product that we launched was Pushpad Express. Then in the next years we have developed and launched a new product, called Pushpad Pro. Pushpad Pro has proven to be absolutely the best product and offers a lot of advantages compared to Express: that is why we have decided to stop supporting Pushpad Express. All project that use Pushpad Express must move to Pushpad Pro before 1st February 2019. After that date all project that use Pushpad Express will be removed.

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Display the prompt for web push notifications multiple times

Usually the prompt for web push notifications is displayed only once, the first time that the user visits a website. What if the user blocks the notifications? Is there a way to show the notifications prompt when the user visits the website again? Continue reading “Display the prompt for web push notifications multiple times”

Web push subscription age affects delivery rates

This article investigates one of the reasons that negatively impact delivery rates for web push. First it shows that web push subscriptions can last many years without expiring, then it proves a negative correlation between the age of a web push subscription and its expected delivery rate. Continue reading “Web push subscription age affects delivery rates”

Targeting only recently active users can increase delivery rate of web push notifications

There are various reasons that can prevent a web push notification from being delivered. One of them is the presence of subscriptions that are no longer in use: Continue reading “Targeting only recently active users can increase delivery rate of web push notifications”

Reengage inactive users with web push notifications

You can use web push notifications to re-engage your users in many different ways. For example you can send transactional notifications to specific users when something happen or you can send large campaigns to all your subscribers. However in this tutorial we show a way to send notifications specifically to users who become inactive. Continue reading “Reengage inactive users with web push notifications”

Force the user to subscribe to web push notifications

Forcing the user to subscribe to push notifications is probably not a good choice for most websites. However there are some specific situations where it makes sense to do that. Continue reading “Force the user to subscribe to web push notifications”

Can I use the (Web) Push API with hybrid mobile apps?

Many developers have asked if they can use Pushpad for sending push notifications to their hybrid mobile apps. Basically they want to use the W3C Push API inside a WebView. That would make sense, because a WebView is a sort of browser embedded inside an application. Continue reading “Can I use the (Web) Push API with hybrid mobile apps?”

How to find the pages that generate more subscriptions to web push notifications

Recently a customer has asked:

I would like to track which are the best pages of my site to get subscriptions.

Here’s a simple solution using Pushpad Pro and the Javascript SDK: Continue reading “How to find the pages that generate more subscriptions to web push notifications”