In this article we see a frequent use case for notifications, where you want to send a notification only to the users in your database that match a specific condition.
Now Pushpad supports the silent option for web push notifications. This means that you can send web push notifications that don’t produce any sound or vibration when they are received.
It’s easy to create segments based on the user preferred language. In this way you can send different notifications to users with different language preferences.
Would you like to send web push notifications only to people located in a given place? If you use Pushpad you can implement that in different ways.
Now you can use Pushpad for delivering time-sensitive messages. For example you can notify urgent alerts or incoming phone calls.
What if you want to send a web push notification only to 10% of your users? This can be useful for example for testing and for measuring CTR for that notification before sending it to all your users. There are many ways to achieve that, but in this tutorial we will show a simple method with tags.
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.
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?
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: