How to convert WordPress website to Progressive Web App

Progressive Web Apps are talk of the town, and your favorite Code4Developers is not far from using this feature. Yes, you read it true, we are now glittered with awesome features of Progressive Web Apps. In this article we will talk how and what we have done with this feature.

In my previous articles about Progressive Web Apps we have discussed why one should develop PWA (Click here to read). Also, don’t forgot to checkout awesome benefits of creating PWA here.

First let’s see what changes you will see:

C4D Progressive Web App

Now, while browsing Code4Developes from mobile you will get below notification

C4D PWA

If you are using latest browser than you will get this notification. Now if you will click this the C4D web application will be added to your application list in mobile. see below image for reference,

C4D PWA

Now C4D is ready to use as an application. Let’s try to launch the application,

C4D PWA

Now see below image which is making sure that it is opening as an application and not using browser.

C4d PWA

So here is our Progressive Web App.

How did we achieve this?

Our development environment is on WordPress, so we have used “SuperPWA” plugin for this. This plugin is awesome to achieve PWA. We are thankful to the “SuperPWA” team for such awesome plugin.

When you will install and start using this plugin, you need to set some configuration related to your website. Below are the settings that you require for PWA. (Source: SuperPWA)

SuperPWA

Want to know more about Progressive Web Apps? Read below articles

Yatendrasinh Joddha
I am a software engineer currently living in Gandhinagar, India. My interest is in web and software development. I am also interested in sharing my knowledge with people.

I have expertise in asp.net and related Microsoft technologies, with JavaScript frameworks and libraries like JQuery, KnockOut.js,and AngularJS.
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3 Replies to “How to convert WordPress website to Progressive Web App”

  1. Hello Yatendrasinh,

    Thanks a lot for writing a detailed article about our plugin “SuperPWA” . If you don’t mind can you add a link to our website/plugin, so that users who read this article can easily reach us.

    Hope you’ll support in future too!

    Thanks again.

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