Getting started with Softr & Progressier
1Access the Softr dashboard
2Go to Settings
Once you're logged in to the dashboard, go to Settings > Mobile App.
3Enable the PWA
Click on the toggle next to Enable mobile app (PWA), enter a name for your app, upload a 512x512 logo, choose a background color and choose whether to display the Floating action button. That's it! Your Softr app is now a PWA powered by Progressier.
Which PWA features does Softr support?
Let users install your app on their Android device. It works exactly like a native app.
Your PWA is installable on iOS and iPad OS. It will open in its own standalone window. Progressier shows users custom instructions.
Make your app a standalone desktop app that open in its own window. Your PWA can be installed from Chrome and Edge.
Progressier helps users add your Softr PWA to their Docks for quick access.
Chrome OS Installation
Enjoy native PWA support for your app on Chrome OS.
A familiar app store installation experience bundled in a single-purpose page for your users.
Original Domain Installation
Your Softr PWA can be installed from your existing domain.
Web App Manifest
A web app manifest is a basic browser requirement for PWAs. Progressier outputs it automatically based on your preferences.
Cache Static Resources
Progressier lets you build caching strategies without writing code so you can easily cache resources and make them accessible offline.
If you have full control over all the resources required for your website to work, you can make your site work 100% offline in Progressier without writing a single line of code.
Send push notifications to up to 1,000,000 users in one go within the Progressier dashboard or via the API.
Send notifications to any particular user manually or programmatically. All your need is their email, their user ID or any other information that identifies them in your system.
Connect User Data
Link user data like emails, names, status to push subscriptions, so you can easily notify someone from your product directly or from our dashboard.
In-App PWA Promotion
Promote installation of your PWA with a floating action button in the body of your app.
Show a custom alert when a user loses network connectivity.
Push Prompt on Standalone
Progressier asks users to allow notifications right after they've installed your app, which generally results in a higher subscription rate
Install & Push Analytics
See in real-time and track over time how users install your PWA and allow push notifications.
Programmatic PWA Creation
Create new Progressive Web Apps dynamically with our API on different domains or subdirectories.
Google Play & App Store Upload
Easily upload your app to Google Play or the App Store with our PWABuilder integration.
Why choose Softr and Progressier for your PWA?
Softr's native Progressier integration makes it extremely quick and painless to create a PWA. Simply choose an app icon from the Softr dashboard, and you're good to go! You don't even have to sign up to Progressier at all.