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Mobile Apps by MobiLoud - Convert your WordPress News Site to Native Mobile Apps

Native mobile apps, built for you. Build your app without writing a single line of code. Try it for free.

Can I test my app before I pay anything?

Of course. If your site is a blog or news site, just install this plugin and preview your app.

If your site is an ecommerce, social community or any other kind of site, our new Canvas service is the best solution for you. You can Get a Demo to see how your app will work and look and get answers to any questions you may have.

Who is MobiLoud for?

MobiLoud is a native mobile app service specifically built for WordPress users. It's the only effortless solution designed for bloggers, news publishers, social communities, ecommerce site owners and all other small businesses that need an app built from an existing site.

Do I need to know any coding to use it?

No, there's absolutely no need for you to write even a line of code or know how to publish an app. Our expert team will take care of all the hard work required to publish your app and is available for small customizations.

Do the apps update automatically?

Yes, any new content, changes in the app configuration or design will be reflected automatically in your app!

Do you publish the apps for me?

Yes, we handle the build and submission process for you. But you can also do it yourself if you want to. We can provide binary files for you to complete the submission work.

How long will it take to publish my app?

From your order to submitting the apps we take generally around 5 business days. Note Apple then takes up to 5 business days to approve your app for the App Store. Publishing on Google Play requires just a few hours for the store to update.

How does your money back guarantee work?

With every plan and license we offer a 30-day Money Back Guarantee, meaning there's no risk for you, as we'll refund you completely within 30 days from your purchase if you're not happy with your app or our services.

Can I pay a one-time fee?

With a one-time payment, our Lifetime Licenses allow you to publish your app with no time limits or subscriptions required. Licenses include our build & submission service, support and updates for 12 months. Read more on Lifetime Licenses.

Are maintenance updates included?

Yes, you don't pay anything extra for updates required to fix bugs or make your apps compatible with the latest iOS/Android versions. The content and style of your app will update automatically as you publish new content on your site or change the plugin's configuration. The only updates which are not included in your standard monthly fees are icon and launch screen changes which will require a rebuild of the app.

What kind of app can I build?

MobiLoud News is designed for news and blog publishers, meaning you can build a truly native mobile app with all the typical features of popular News apps like CNN, BBC, Huffington Post, Buzzfeed or TechCrunch.

With MobiLoud Canvas you can turn your existing website (responsive or mobile optimized) into native apps, adding Push Notifications, Offline support, a native menu and more. Any site is supported, including WooCommerce or BuddyPress sites. It's the perfect solution for site owners or developers who have already designed an app-like mobile web experience and want that translated into real native apps, with the addition of Push Notifications, improved navigation tools and other native app features.

How can I start to customize my News app?

You can easily customize your mobile app directly from the plugin, in less than 5 minutes. See the video below for instructions.

Read more: How can I customize my mobile app?

Can I quickly test a MobiLoud mobile app?

Yes, you can install the MobiLoud demo mobile app from App Store and Google Play.

How much does it cost?

The Mobile App Plugin is free to install. You can design your News app and test it online and your own device, for free. Once you're happy with the result and would like to publish it on the App Store or Google Play, we have simple pricing plans you can choose from. Check the pricing plans on MobiLoud.com.

Can I test out my app before I buy?

Yes, after installing the plugin you'll be able to test your own mobile app on your device.

Read more: How can I preview my own mobile app on my device?

You can also get a live preview in a simulator, online, from within the WordPress dashboard. 1. Go to your Admin Panel, then click on the in the sidebar. Click on the “Test My App” tab and then click on “See Live Preview”. 2. You should then see a pop up box. Just click on “tap to play” if the app doesn't load automatically.

What functionality will my News app offer?

Your News app will automatically show the latest content from your site, with no need for you to update it manually. Your app will display posts and pages, comments and categories. Your users will be able to read content online and offline, share it with a single tap, save their favourites, leave comments on your articles and, most importantly, receive push notifications alerting them to new content.

Are push notifications supported?

Push notifications are a key feature of mobile apps, something a site on its own cannot offer. They're a fantastic subscription mechanism that can really help you drive growth and traffic over time. With MobiLoud you can send notifications automatically whenever you post new content (with optional filters) or manually, whenever you want. You can also attach a page or post to your notification, so you can use them for anything: alert your users to a new event, promotion or send urgent and important updates - it's a direct connection with your users!

Watch the video below for an overview of the push notifications features.

Can I show my pages or an external URL in the app?

Your site is built with pages rather than articles? No problem, you can set a page as your mobile app's home screen, add pages to the app's menu and allow your users to easily navigate a whole hierarchy of pages. Use it to build apps for a company site, catalogues and any sort of reference apps.

Beyond pages and articles, you can now use any URL as your app's home screen or as an entry in your mobile app's menu. Use it to embed functionality from any web app into your app, like forms, widgets or your profile on social networks, the possibilities are endless!

Are image galleries supported?

Image galleries are supported natively, with a simple design that enhances your photography and lets the user quickly browse your images.

Users can swipe between images, save or share them and quickly get an overview of all the images you attached to your articles.

Can I modify the code or add my own CSS?

Sure, click on Settings/Editor to add your own HTML/PHP/CSS code and customise the contents and looks of your mobile app's screens. You can easily pull in content from custom fields and add any functionality and styling adjustments you need.

Watch the video below for an overview.

Are custom fields supported?

Yes, you can easily add custom fields to the article list (one field supported) or anywhere and in any number within the content of posts or pages. You can add your own code using our Editor, or we can help you out with that!

With MobiLoud you have the ability to add any custom code to your mobile app’s post/page layout. Just click on MobiLoud in your WordPress admin dashboard, select Settings and then click on the Editor tab.

Read more: How can I show a custom field in the app?

Can I show custom post types in the mobile app?

Yes, custom post types are supported, simply select which post types to show in the article list by adjusting the relevant options in the plugin Settings.

Can I have advertising on my mobile app?

Of course! We support a number of mobile advertising solutions out of the box, including MoPub, Google DFP, Admob and Adwords. Through Mopub and DFP you can also add a number of mobile ad networks to your apps, without requiring any extra setup. You can also add your own code for any kind of HTML banners.

Can you add more functionality to the mobile app?

Yes, we can easily integrate additional content or functionality in your mobile app. Get in touch at hello@mobiloud.com to get a quote.

What languages are supported?

Our mobile apps are multi-language and support RTL for Arabic and Hebrew. We add languages all the time, write us now to inquire about support for your own language.

Languages currently supported include: Arabic, Azerbaijani, Chinese (Si.), Chinese (Tr.), Danish, Dutch, Farsi, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Hebrew, Hindi, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Malay, Norwegian (Bo.), Portuguese (Br.), Russian, Spanish, Swedish and Turkish and more.

Do you take care of the mobile app submission?

Yes, we handle the complicated submission process for you. But you can also do it yourself if you want to.

Would you like to submit your own mobile app? That’s possible too.

I don't want to pay monthly. Can I pay once for a lifetime license instead?

Yes, we offer lifetime licenses for both iOS (iPhone app and iPad app included) and Android mobile apps. A Lifetime License gives you all rights to operate your mobile app on the App Store and Google Play, for life. Once you’ve paid the one-off license fee, you don’t need to pay any further service fees to ensure your mobile apps are live and operating.

With a Lifetime License you also get technical support, including bug fixes, for 12 months.

Read more: Lifetime License explained – Get your mobile app with a one-time payment

How long does it take to publish a mobile app with MobiLoud?

From your order to submitting the information required to publish your mobile app we take 5-10 business days. Note Apple then takes 5-10 business days to approve your app for the App Store. Publishing on Google Play requires generally about a day for the store to update.

Can I use Disqus or Facebook comments?

Yes, you can use Disqus or Facebook for comments in your mobile app in place of the standard WordPress commenting system. You can change these settings from the MobiLoud / Settings / Content screen.

Does MobiLoud help me build a mobile site?

We don't provide a mobile site together with your app. It's a good idea to have a mobile site, so casual visitors can still have a decent experience on your site when using a mobile device. Of course, we recommend you also build a mobile app, to convert those casual visitors into loyal followers, increase your traffic and keep growing your audience.

Can I use my own Apple or Google Play account?

Yes, we recommend you register your own Apple developer account, though it's not requried. You can get yours here.

Is there a long term contract?

No contracts here! You pay month-to-month, and if you're unhappy with the service, you can simply cancel by emailing us at support@mobiloud.com. Simple. No risk.

What are the Terms and Conditions?

Here are our Terms and Conditions and Privacy Policy.

What is a native mobile app?

MobiLoud News apps, on every platform, are native mobile apps. Most competing solutions instead give you HTML5 apps. The big difference is in performance and user experience. Native mobile apps are fast, run smoothly on the mobile devices they are designed for, and make full use of each platform's capabilities. They're also easier to use, because they're designed to look and feel familiar on each mobile platform, be it iOS or Android. A mobile app allows your users to receive push notifications, share with a single tap, quickly comment on articles and access content offline. In short, if you want to impress your users, go native and build a real mobile app!

Suggested reading: Native, Web or Hybrid Apps? Learn The Difference

Where are you based?

We're an English company based in London. MobiLoud is a trading name of Fifty Pixels Ltd. We have a distributed team of developers and designers and a suppor team ready to answer any questions at support@mobiloud.com.

Can I contact you over the phone?

Just call us on +1 415 5130 886.

Any questions?

You can contact us at support@mobiloud.com

Requires: 3.5 or higher
Compatible up to: 4.7.1
Last Updated: 5 days ago
Active Installs: 3,000+

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