How To Install PushEngage Web Push Notification Plugin On WordPress Website
WordPress is one of the largest Content Management System used worldwide. It owns a 50% to 60% market share of CMS. With so much popularity and ease of use, WordPress runs 31% of the entire internet. It’s an easy to use platform for creating websites for business, bloggers, portfolio, university, real estate and many more. You will find a lot of themes and easy to use plugins to make your job easier on WordPress platform. One of the common questions everyone has is how to send push notification in WordPress. Sending Browser Notification from your WordPress site is very simple. You can use the WordPress push notifications plugin. PushEngage has Push Notification plugin on WordPress. It’s completely free to use the plugin and one of the best push notification plugins for WordPress.
How To Install PushEngage Web Push Notifications Plugin On WordPress Website?
Installing PushEngage Push Notification plugin
Installing the Plugin on WordPress account is very simple. Open your WordPress Account.
Search PushEngage Plugin
On the plugin search bar, enter PushEngage Plugin and hit search. It will display the PushEngage WordPress Plugin
Install the Push Notification WordPress Plugin and click on Activate. It will ask for API.
For API, login to your PushEngage account. From PushEngage Dashboard -> Settings -> Get API Key
Generate API Key
Click to generate API Key. it will generate a fresh API key for your account.
Copy the API key and paste it into your WordPress PushEngage login section. Below is the screenshot on how to enter the API key.
Once you enter the API key, the integration of PushEngage plugin in WordPress is complete.
How To Configure PushEngage Plugin For WordPress Websites?
PushEngage offers multiple features and settings in the WordPress plugin. You need to set up 3 basic settings after you have installed PushEngage on WordPress:
If you want to send a Push Notification immediately after you publish a post, then check this button. For every new post, it will send a notification to all your Push Notification subscribers
Allow Post Types
In WordPress, we also publish articles in other formats like Page. If you want to send notification for all other post types, then check this button.
Use Custom Images
PushEngage allows you to send images along with the notification. If you want to select your Featured image as the image to be attached with your notification, then check this button.
After setting, if you open any new post, you will see that Send Push Notification is already selected. Another important thing is to flush the cache post installing PushEngage. If you are changing any settings in your PushEngage account, kindly flush your cache. This way you will be able to see the changes in effect faster.
Next step is to configure Push Opt-In. You can do the rest of the settings in your PushEngage account. All the changes made in your PushEngage account will be reflected here. You can choose from 7 different push opt-in for your website. Complete the configuration of your Push Notification Opt-In and start getting subscribers to your push notification. You can check the funnel analytics for push opt-in and see which style is giving a higher subscription rate. You can also use PushEngage WordPress plugin to send web push notification for WooCommerce website.
You can also follow the video instructions for installing Push Notification Plugin on WordPress site:
Check out the below post to help you get the best out of Push Notifications:
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PushEngage also supports push notification integration for other platforms. If you are looking to install push notification on Shopify, you can use PushEngage. You can even use the PushEngage WordPress plugin to use Push Notification on WooCommerce platform.
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