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Custom App Spotlight: ‘Ōlelo’s Mobile App

By Dalya Messenlehner | February 20, 2024

‘Ōlelo Community Media is a non-profit organization located in Hawaii, dedicated to providing media education and community access to television production resources. The organization’s mission is to empower community members to tell their own stories and share their perspectives through media production. ‘Ōlelo offers a wide range of services to the community, including media training,…

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The Difference Between WordPress Actions and Filters (for beginners)

By Scott Bolinger | October 5, 2020

If you want to customize something on your WordPress site using code, you use an action or a filter. With an action or a filter, you can add something to a page, load Javascript or CSS, add information to a post before it is saved, and a thousand other things. So what’s the difference between…

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Updates – Logins, Camera, and Email Notifications

By Scott Bolinger | September 28, 2020

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

By Scott Bolinger | September 21, 2020

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

By Scott Bolinger | September 9, 2020

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.

By Scott Bolinger | August 20, 2020

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

By Scott Bolinger | July 20, 2020

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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In App Purchases and other product updates

By Scott Bolinger | June 1, 2020

Things have been very busy around here, support got pretty crazy due to the pandemic, but we are finally able to come up for air. We have some exciting updates for you this month. In App Purchases In app purchases got a total rewrite to make signups and cancellations more reliable, and make debugging easier.…

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Should You Pay a Monthly or Yearly Fee for a Mobile App?

By Scott Bolinger | May 5, 2020

Recently a customer emailed me and said he was thinking about buying our product, but a developer approached him and said he could build an app with no monthly fee. Why should he pay us a monthly (or yearly) fee? After all, the app is done, why keep paying? Monthly fees are no fun, I…

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Create a Mobile App For Your WordPress Membership Site

By Scott Bolinger | April 19, 2020

If you use a WordPress membership plugin like Memberpress, Restrict Content, Paid Memberships Pro, WooCommerce Memberships, and almost any other, you can build a mobile app for iOS and Android using AppPresser. (Updated for AppPresser 4) AppPresser has a more robust and customizable WordPress membership app builder than any other platform. Here are some things…

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