Is it possible to display the notifications from a website even when Chrome, Firefox or other browsers are closed?
The first thing to do in order to subscribe a user to notifications is to ask for permission.
If you are implementing web push notifications on a website you should be familiar with the concept of endpoint.
When you send a web push notification to a browser push service, you may get an HTTP status code that represents an error.
One of the major features of web apps (both on desktop and mobile browsers) is the ability to send push notifications that are delivered even when the website is closed.
If you are adding web push notifications to a website, you will probably hear about VAPID. Let’s see what it is and why it’s useful.
When you need to send events from you application server (backend) there are various technologies that you can use.
“Web Push Notifications” is a general term to refer to the push notifications sent by websites and web apps. However, if you are looking for an official document that defines the “Web Push Notifications” standard, you won’t find it. This is because this technology is made up of different technologies, each one serving to a specific purpose. Let’s find out what these technologies are and where the official standards are located (documentation).
Are web push notifications a good technology for privacy?
If you are a beginner with web push notifications, you may wonder what happens to the notifications sent when the client is offline or the device is turned off. What is the behavior of the notifications in this case? Do they get delivered or are they lost?