Posts by Scott Bolinger

New Features This Month: Media and More

This month we are excited to release 3 new features/improvements for your AppPresser apps. tl;dr – audio, video, and pdfs are much nicer now, app rebuild required. An external PDF app is now required for offline viewing on Android. New category lists in the ap-list component. Media Player The media player plays audio and video…

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What’s new in mobile this month?

Here’s a quick glimpse at what’s happening with mobile right now. iOS 13 iOS 13 is will be out on September 19th. Some notable new features include dark mode, Apple sign in, improvements to photo editing and Siri, and more. Android 10 Android 10 is out, and it has some great new features. Smart replies…

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How to Declare a Target Audience for Google Play

You may have received an email recently from Google Play that says “Declare a target audience by September 1st.” Here’s what they want you to do. Login to your Play console and click your app. Go to Store Presence => App Content. Under Target audience and content, click start. Select your audience age. If you…

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How a Self-Audit Improved Our Product Usability

Many product developers, ourselves included, focus more on the code than UI/UX. It can be helpful to take a step back and look specifically at usability with a self-imposed audit. After all, perfect code doesn’t matter if your product is hard to use, amirite? For this audit we’ll be using the Nielsen Norman Group’s 10…

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Mobile UI Tip: Steppers vs. Dropdowns

When designing websites for mobile devices, the devil is in the details. Many websites have a low conversion rate on mobile, and it’s usually because filling out forms is such a pain. It’s easier to fill out forms using a desktop keyboard, so most people don’t even bother on mobile. Making forms easier to fill…

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Getting Started with the BuddyPress REST API

The BuddyPress REST API allows you to interact with BuddyPress from a 3rd party site or app. You can do things like grab the activity feed, upload an activity update, interact with groups and members, and more. It does not have 100% parity with the PHP functionality in the plugin, but it has most of…

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Downloadable Podcasts in Your AppPresser App

By the end of today’s video you will understand how to get your podcast setup in AppPresser so that your users can listen to your podcasts. They’ll even be able to download it for offline listening.Here are the basic steps: Install and setup Blubrry Have some media setup for your podcasts Go to AppPresser ->…

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Frequently Asked Questions about AppPresser

If you’ve followed along as we’ve talked about all the ways that people are using AppPresser, you’ve still likely got some more questions before you are willing to make a purchase. Today we’re going to try to answer all of those questions for you. If you still have a question when you’re done reading, leave…

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Who is Using AppPresser? Customer Examples.

Over the last number of weeks we’ve answered a bunch of questions that beginning customers have when they look at using AppPresser to build a mobile app with their WordPress site. If you missed those posts, here they are. Mobile is Not the Future (it’s the Present) The 3 Big Problems You Can Solve with…

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