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”

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”

How to send a web notification at a specific time

You can use the Push API to send timely notifications from your website (the notifications are delivered even when the user is not on your website). If you use Pushpad, a service for web push, it is very simple to set the time when the notification must be delivered. The following example shows how to create a button to create a reminder. Continue reading “How to send a web notification at a specific time”

Pushpad: monitor CTR and other metrics for web push notifications

As you may already know, you can use Pushpad to collect metrics about the delivery of web push notifications. We have recently updated the docs with more detailed information, so you can check them out.

Today we are also happy to announce that a new metric is displayed in the dashboard: the Click-through rate (CTR). Continue reading “Pushpad: monitor CTR and other metrics for web push notifications”

Unique notifications in a period of time (prevent duplicated notifications)

Sometimes an event can be triggered very frequently. However you want to send a notification to the user only once in a period of time: for example you may want to notify the event with at most one notification every hour (or day, etc.). Continue reading “Unique notifications in a period of time (prevent duplicated notifications)”

Update the Pushpad service worker to the latest version

In the last months we have rolled out new notification features and other performance improvements.

If you use Pushpad Pro, in order to receive the update, you should make a small change to your service worker. Continue reading “Update the Pushpad service worker to the latest version”