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Enhanced App Push UI

Changelog

  1. Changes in push notification campaign creation flow
  2. Changes in push notification template creation flow
  3. Introduction of categories (predefined formats of buttons to be shown with notifications) for Action Buttons in iOS.

What's New

1. Changes in push notification campaign creation flow

Rich Media

Fig. 1 APN Campaign Creation

Fig. 1 APN Campaign Creation

  • Overall campaign creation flow of push notifications remains the same, only change will be in the Content section where you create push notification template on the fly.
  • When you create Push notification template on the fly, you can now set the rich media type, action buttons and key-value pairs for android and iOS separately.
  • For rich media, You can choose to set up different rich media type for your android and iOS app in the same campaign.
    • We have introduced audio and gif for android in upcoming version 3.0 of the SDK. Rest of the media type like image, carousal, video (only for iOS) will continue to be available.
    • Carousel now has option of landscape and portrait orientation for both android and iOS.
Media Types
Android
iOS

Image

Yes

Yes

Audio

Yes

Yes

Video

No

Yes

GIF

Yes

Yes

Carousel (Landscape & Portrait)

Yes

Yes

Action Buttons

Fig. 2 Action Buttons

Fig. 2 Action Buttons

  • Action buttons have also been similarly bifurcated for Android and iOS.
  • For setting iOS action buttons, you will need to upload a category file in the app setup done in Assets tab. This category file will populate the dropdown for the iOS action buttons and the category selected will be filled as the action buttons in the above fields. (Fig 2)
  • For setting android action buttons , you can create them on the fly or choose to copy the action buttons from the iOS setup.
Media
Action Button in Android
Action Button in iOS

Image

Yes

Yes

Carousel

No

No

Audio

No

Yes

Video

Yes

Yes

GIF

No

Yes

Key-Value Pairs

Fig.3 Key Value Pairs

Fig.3 Key Value Pairs

  • You now have an option to select applicable OS for the entered Key - value pairs data.

2. Changes in push notification template creation flow

Fig. 4 Advanced section in Campaign/Template

Fig. 4 Advanced section in Campaign/Template

  • The options provided in the push notification template are identical to the ones mentioned in the content section of the campaign creation flow.
  • With these new changes, you can now add action deep link and key-value pairs while creating the template itself.
  • Newly created templates can be used in all campaigns and journeys, including the existing ones.

3. Changes in journey creation flow

Fig. 5 Journey setup

Fig. 5 Journey setup

  • Journeys work on the basis of templates. When you choose to perform an action using a template, you will need to choose from a list of predefined templates.
  • Based on the call to action deep link and the key value pair details added while creating the template, data will get prefilled when you select the template. You can still change the prefilled values of action deep link or key value pairs.

Note

With this change in UI,

  • Old templates will continue to be used in journeys which are already running. However, old templates will not be editable or copyable.
  • Old journeys and campaigns which are running at the time of update will continue to run undisturbed. However, the will not be editable or copyable.

Updated 6 months ago

Enhanced App Push UI


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