Add To Home Screen

Description

Add To Home Screen enables your WordPress installation to appear in the mobile home screen of your readers, among their favorite applications. This is not just a bookmark to your site, Add To Home Screen is the first step for your site to leverage a complete app-like experience.

Add To Home Screen plugin uses the W3C Web App Manifest and Service Worker API in addition to some browser specific technologies to place your WordPress in the same location of native applications.

Complete native experience by offering push notifications, instant loading and offline content.

Installation

  1. Install the plugin from the WordPress.org plugin directory
  2. Activate the plugin

Alternatively,

  1. Clone or download the project repository
  2. Install bower and composer, enter the wp-add-to-homescreen folder of the repository and run composer install && bower install.
  3. Copy (or symlink) the wp-add-to-homescreen folder inside your WordPress installation plugins directory.
  4. Enable the plugin from the admin panel.

FAQ

What platforms support Add To Home Screen feature?

Almost all browsers support adding bookmarks to the home screen but complete Add To Home Screen feature is currently supported by Chrome and Opera. Add To Home Screen banner is only supported by Chrome right now.

Contributors & Developers

“Add To Home Screen” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.

Contributors

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Interested in development?

Browse the code, check out the SVN repository, or subscribe to the development log by RSS.

Changelog

0.3.1

Updated dependencies include performance improvements and error fixing.

0.3.0

Relying on composer’s autoload to manage plugin dependencies.

0.2.0

Fixed a case typo in a route which caused the plugin to not work.

0.1.0

Initial release