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Push Notifications for WordPress (Lite)

Send push notifications to iOS and Android devices when you publish a new post. Without paying fees as it does not use third-party servers.

Send push notifications to iOS and Android devices when you publish a new post. Straight from your WordPress site, in real-time. This plugin has a built in hub, allowing WordPress to send out the push notifications directly—without using any third-party's server.

The premium Push Notifications for WordPress also supports Safari, Chrome, and Firefox notifications. They work just like mobile notifications, but you don't need to build the apps.

Alert your visitors when new content is published, converting them to regular and loyal readers. It’s like a newsletter, but so much more effective. Keep your audience engaged.

Push Notifications for WordPress (Lite) allows you to focus on building beautiful and unique apps, without developing your own server-side back-end. Content for the apps is collected automatically from your WordPress site, so no extra work is needed to maintain them.

With Push Notifications for WordPress (Lite) you can send, for each post, a maximum of 1,000 notifications per platform (e.g. 1,000 for iOS, + 1,000 for Android).

Push Notifications for WordPress (Lite) is our basic solution for small personal blogs. We also offer a full-featured plugin with a reduced memory footprint and unlimited notifications, Push Notifications for WordPress, designed for all the other websites. Push Notifications for WordPress also supports Safari, Chrome, and Firefox notifications. If you’re not sure which plugin is right for you, compare the features here.

Key Features

Push Notifications for WordPress (Lite) natively supports:

  • Apple Push Notification service (APNs)
  • Firebase Cloud Messaging (FCM)

The premium Push Notifications for WordPress also supports Safari, Chrome, and Firefox notifications. They work just like mobile notifications, but you don't need to build the apps.

No charge for delivery. You don’t have to pay any fees since Push Notifications for WordPress (Lite) does not use any third-party’s server.

Instant notifications. Notifications appear as message alerts, badge updates, and even sound alerts.

Powerful APIs. Provides easy to use REST APIs, available via HTTP. Send and receive data using the simple JSON standard. More info here.

Allow users to receive notifications of their choice. If you want, users can choose the categories of post of which receive push notifications. People are busy and do not like to have their time wasted. And when you do that you’re likely to lose that subscriber.

Optional support for OAuth. Any request sent to the API that are not properly signed will be denied.

Android and iOS libraries. Save hours of work by using our Android and iOS libraries in your apps.

Works with native apps, Cordova, Ionic, PhoneGap, and more frameworks. Build beautiful and interactive mobile apps using your preferred technology. We suggest WordPress Hybrid Client to build amazing applications effortless.

Localization ready. Thanks to the presence of the POT (Portable Object Template) file, it’s really easy for you to provide your own translation files, with English and Italian translation out of the box.

WPML is supported only by the premium Push Notifications for WordPress.

Additional Information

Push Notifications for WordPress (Lite) works exactly as you’d expect:

  • Publishing a post will trigger push notifications.
  • Saving a post as a draft will not trigger push notifications.
  • Publishing a private post will not trigger push notifications.
  • Static pages will not trigger push notifications.
  • Scheduled posts will trigger push notifications at the time they’re scheduled to publish.

Custom post types are supported only by the premium Push Notifications for WordPress.

Who Is This Plugin For?

This plugin is primarily intended for mobile developers who do not want to develop their server-side back-end. Supporting push notifications is incredibly complicated. This plugin lets you focus on creating the apps, without the hassle.

Can You Build The Apps For Me?

Yes. We’re a team of mobile developers. We created native Android and iOS libraries, and we put our expertise to work on custom projects for companies that need great apps. Interested? Contact us.

Getting Started

Read the Getting Started guide.

Detailed documentation

You can find detailed documentation on the official website.

The documentation refers to the premium version. Not everything is applicable to the free version. Compare the features here.

Translate Push Notifications for WordPress in Your Language!

Contributing to translate Push Notifications for WordPress is straightforward. Please visit the GlotPress section of our plugin. If you do a good job, you can get a big discount on the premium plugin.

Uninstall Push Notifications for WordPress (Lite)

If you deactivate and delete Push Notifications for WordPress (Lite), we leave data created by the plugin. Although WordPress will tell you that we do remove data on uninstall, we don’t.

If you need to remove ALL Push Notifications for WordPress (Lite) data, including tokens, users, and settings, go to: Push Notifications → Settings → Misc tab, and enable "Remove data on uninstall". Then when you deactivate and delete the plugin from the WordPress plugin admin, it will delete all data.

Support

The Delite Studio team does not provide support for the Push Notifications for WordPress (Lite) plugin on the WordPress.org forums. Ticket support is available to people who bought the premium plugin only. Note that the premium Push Notifications for WordPress has several extra features too, so it might be well worth your investment!

Requires: 3.5 or higher
Compatible up to: 4.7.1
Last Updated: 4 weeks ago
Active Installs: 1,000+

Ratings

4 out of 5 stars

Support

2 of 4 support threads in the last two months have been marked resolved.

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