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How to Automatically Send RSS Push Notifications

Are you looking for an easy way to send RSS push notifications?

Constantly creating content and managing a blog is hard work. But if you’re running a serious business, you know that just creating content isn’t good enough. You have to be able to promote your content as well.

And push notifications are a great way to gain subscribers in a cost-effective way. What makes push notifications so good as a marketing tool is that they can be completely automated.

That’s where RSS push notifications come into the picture.

If you set up RSS push notifications the right way, every time you publish content on your site, your subscribers automatically get a push notification that brings them to your content.

And in this article, we’re going to show you exactly how to set up RSS auto push on your site.

How to Enable RSS Push Notifications in Any Site

You can set up RSS push notifications for any type of website as long as it has an RSS feed. If you’re not sure if your site has an RSS feed, just go to the URL ‘yoursite.com/rss‘ to check (Replace the ‘yoursite‘ in the example with your actual site name).

And to send RSS push notifications, you’ll also need a push notification vendor. For this article, we’re going to show you how to use PushEngage to send RSS auto push. PushEngage is the #1 push notification software in the world. So, your campaigns will be in safe hands.

Let’s get started.

Step #1: Install PushEngage

Head over to the PushEngage home page and click the Get Started button:

PushEngage push notification services

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 include better audience targeting options and campaign automation features.

Once you’ve signed up for an account, head over to the PushEngage dashboard and go to Site Settings » Site Details:

PushEngage Site Settings

This is where you can customize how your brand looks in the push notifications that you send out. Go ahead and set a logo and site URL for your push notifications.

Your push notification subscribers will see your Site NameSite Image, and Site URL on your notifications. So, you should set these up right now so that you can test your push notifications later on.

Once this is done, you’ll need to head over to the PushEngage dashboard and get the installation code. Click on the Click Here For Setup Instruction button:

PushEngage Installation Settings

Copy the installation code:

Download Service Worker File

And then, you’d need to paste the installation code into the HTML <head> of your website.

If you’re not sure how you can do that, check out this article on how to install web push notifications on any site.

Step#2: Enable RSS Push Notifications from PushEngage Dashboard

Once you’ve installed PushEngage on your site, head over to your PushEngage dashboard and go to Campaign » RSS Auto Push:

Enable RSS Auto Push

Click the toggle button to enable RSS Auto Push and paste in your RSS feed URL.

Once that’s done, click on Verify RSS to confirm that your RSS feed has been accepted. When you’re done, simply hit Save.

And that’s it! That’s really all there is to it.

Now, every time you publish a new post, your push notification subscribers will automatically receive a push notification about your new content.

Wrapping Up

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 will 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.

Not fully convinced?

Check out these articles before you make up your mind:

Push notifications are helping businesses grow across the world. Are you just going to wait for your competitors to start using it before you?

Get started with PushEngage today!

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