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.
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.
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 notifications, it is very simple to set the time when the notification must be delivered.
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).
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.).
If your website uses Pushpad for web push notifications is very easy to create a NPS survey with a high rate of responses.
Do you want to send a welcome message when a user subscribes to your web push notifications? Here’s how to create welcome notifications using Pushpad Pro.
You can use web push notifications to create welcome series for the new users that sign up to your application. Let’s see how to create a welcome series using Pushpad.
If you currently use a service different from Pushpad and you want to migrate your existing web push subscribers to Pushpad you can follow these steps:
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.
This tutorial explains how to add web push notifications to a domain and to all its subdomains using Pushpad.
We’re happy to announce that Pushpad now supports VAPID (Voluntary Application Server Identification for Web Push).
Pushpad fully supports Unicode characters and emoji.
Today we have deployed a new version of Pushpad which improves deliverability of push notifications and make it easier to find and debug any delivery failure.
On 28 September 2016 we have changed how the icon_url of the Pushpad API works.
In this tutorial we’ll see how to add push notifications to your WordPress blog. Notifications are real push notifications, meaning that they are delivered even when the user is not on your website. This way you can re-engage users when you publish new contents.
We are going to use the official Pushpad plugin.