Looking for a way to add push notifications to your Weebly site?
Don’t worry. You’ve reached the right article.
In this article, we’re going to show you how to set up push notifications to a Weebly site step by step in ten minutes or less. Weebly is a great platform to create your very first website. So, once you’re done setting up your website, it’s time to dive into this tutorial.
For this article, we’re going to use PushEngage to set up push notifications on your Weebly website. PushEngage is the #1 push notification software in the world. So, your campaigns will be in good hands.
But even if you’re not using PushEngage, this process should be fairly similar to other vendors.
Let’s dive in.
How to Install Push Notifications on Weebly
Installing push notifications on Weebly is really simple. Just follow the steps in this article and you’ll be golden.
And if you do every step right, you should be able to send welcome push notifications from your site like this one:
Let’s get started.
Step #1: Set Up Your PushEngage Account
Head over to the PushEngage home page and click the Get Started button:
You can select the free plan to try out PushEngage, or choose a paid plan if you’re serious about growing your business. The paid plans come with more campaign options and the ability to build even bigger subscriber lists.
Once you’ve signed up for an account, head over to the PushEngage dashboard and go to Settings » Site Settings » Installation Settings:
This is where you configure your site details and branding. Go ahead and set a logo and site URL for your push notifications. You should do this right now so that you can test your push notifications properly.
Step #2: Get the Installation Code from PushEngage
Next, you’ll need to head over to the PushEngage dashboard and get the installation code. Go to Settings » Site Settings » Installation Settings:
Depending on whether your site has an SSL certificate installed, go to either the HTTP tab or the HTTPS tab to get your installation code.
Copy this code. You’ll need it later.
Step #3: Place the Installation Code in Your Weebly Site
Log in to your Weebly account and head over to Settings » Tracking Code:
Make sure to select <head> under “Where would you like to place this code?” and then hit Save.
Step #4: Configuring the PushEngage Opt-In
Finally, in your PushEngage dashboard, go to Settings » Subscription Settings » Subscription Dialogbox » Edit:
From here, you can customize your push notification opt-in. If you need help with that, you should check out this article on how to create a custom push notification opt-in.
If you need some inspiration, you can check out this article on high-converting push notification opt-ins.
Step #5: Create a Welcome Notification
Once you’re done setting up the opt-in, your site can collect subscribers.
But how do you know if your push notifications are working properly?
We recommend that you create a welcome push notification to test if your setup went smoothly. A welcome notification is a push notification you send a new subscriber to confirm their subscription and welcome them on board.
Head over to Settings » Site Settings » Installation Settings and configure your welcome message:
Finally, head back to your site and opt for your own push notifications to test whether it’s all working smoothly.
And that’s all there is to it!
You have successfully set up push notifications on your Weebly site. It’s time to head back to your PushEngage dashboard and start creating your push notification campaigns.
That’s all for this one, folks!
If you’re new to push notifications, you should follow a full-blown push notification testing process before you go live. It’ll help you troubleshoot common issues before your visitors see them and start complaining about a broken user experience.
And if you haven’t already, go ahead and give PushEngage a try. PushEngage is the #1 push notification service in the world. So, if you’re serious about growing your business, you should invest in PushEngage.