Posts by Scott Bolinger

Apple In App Purchase Fees Cut in Half

In App Purchases

Apple recently announced that they will be dropping their commissions on in app purchases to 15% starting January 1st, 2021. The fees will be reduced for anyone making under $1 million per year, which they classify as Small Businesses. From Apple’s announcement: Existing developers who made up to $1 million in 2020 for all of…

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New! Apple and Google Login

You can now allow your app users to easily login to your app with their Apple and Google accounts. (not available on all plans) With this feature enabled, your app users will be shown the standard email/password login, as well as buttons for Apple and Google Sign on. When they click one of the buttons,…

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New! App Page Builder

App Page Builder

Our new App Page Builder lets you create pages for your app easier than ever. Create custom page layouts Drag and drop components visually See changes right away, less rebuilding! No code required This is a huge improvement for creating custom pages in your apps, it’s faster and more intuitive. Create Custom Page Layouts Using…

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Function to Enroll a User into a LearnDash Course

To enroll or unenroll a user from a LearnDash course programatically (using code), you use the ld_update_course_access() function. Enroll This function takes 3 arguments, the user id, course id, and whether you’d like to remove them from the course. To get the course id, it’s helpful to use the learndash_get_course_id() function. This allows you to…

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Updates – Logins, Camera, and Email Notifications

This month we made some significant updates to AppPresser apps, here is a log of the important changes. September stats just for fun: > 75 code commits > 1700 email replies > dozens of bugs squashed Login Updates By default the WordPress login token (JWT) expires after 7 days. An expired token causes problems with…

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New! Podcasting and Media Player Improvements

This month we made some big improvements to our media and podcasting features. Speed and Looping Now you can listen to podcasts (or any audio) faster or slower with our new speed adjustments. With the click of a button, listen at 1.5x, 2x, or .5x. The new loop button allows you to loop a single…

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Version 3 Deprecation

AppPresser version 3 is now deprecated. That means we are no longer adding new features or bug fixes, any customers on v3 who wish to continue building apps should upgrade to AppPresser 4. Anyone who purchased after March 2020 or who already upgraded can ignore this article. Why It was not our intention to deprecate…

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PhoneGap Build is Dead. Here are some alternatives.

PhoneGap Build, the cloud build service for hybrid Cordova and Ionic apps, will be discontinued later this year. The team at PhoneGap has been neglecting this service for a long time, so it’s not much of a surprise. Here at AppPresser we used their service in the past, and in this article we’ll talk about…

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July Product Updates

This month we’ve been working hard fixing bugs and helping customers. Here are some of the recent product updates we’ve released. New HTML Validator One issue that was coming up a lot was broken builds due to invalid custom HTML. For example, if you forgot a closing tag or added an extra double quote, your…

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