Do push notifications work even when browser is closed?
This is browser and platform dependent. While some desktop browsers need to be open to receive notifications, browsers on mobile can receive notifications even when they are closed.
If the user is offline when the notification is sent, depending on the set notification expiry (default is 24 hours from when notification is sent), the notification is delivered when the browser is opened next.
What are Push Notifications?
Push Notifications were introduced in 2015 with Chrome 42 and work similar to how apps send notifications on your smartphones but instead of just mobile devices, these work on your desktop as well. They allow for timely updates to be sent to ...
Do push notifications work on mobile and tablet devices without an app?
Yes, push notifications work with mobile devices including smartphones, tablets as well as Windows convertibles. Notifications are delivered even when your customers/users are not on your website. Then there's the question of what happens when your ...
Web Push Notifications for iPhone and iPad - Apple iOS?
Apple still hasn't added support for Push API on iOS. So, for now, web push notifications are still not supported on the iPhone or the iPad. Last time we had heard that WebKit will be bringing support for Web Push to iOS within a few years at their ...
Will users still get notifications even if they are not on my website?
Yes, PushAlert will deliver notifications even when your customers/users are not on your website. On both PC as well as mobile devices, notifications will be shown if they are online. However, if the subscriber has temporarily disabled notifications ...
Do I need any programming experience to make this work?
Not at all, we have a very easy setup process which will get you up and running with push notifications in no time. All you need is access to the web server to add a few lines of code to your site (which will be provided). You can also use any of our ...