If you’re looking to have apps built for your business or organization, we can absolutely empathize with what you’re going through in learning what all the terms and functions are that are involved in getting your app designed and built.
So let’s start with what Native Apps and PWA apps are so you know what we’re talking about here. A Native app is an application that installs code on your mobile device that runs on your device and reconnects with a cloud application where the rest of the work is done, for example a Netflix or YouTube or Banking app. These are apps that have some built-in functionality on your actual device.
Progressive Web Apps are quite different. When you install a Progressive Web App, or PWA on your device, all you are really installing is a browser tab that opens a predefined website to your mobile device in a more conveniently accessible way. It still has the ability to receive push notifications like a regular app because browsers can receive push notifications on desktops or mobile devices from authorized websites as they are. A PWA just makes it easier and more organized for mobile device users to get what they want when they want it.
One of the huge advantages of WordPress specifically is that the site functionality and features are all about as easily customizable as you could ask for, so when we add on a PWA for a specific website, it’s really a very custom and tailored experience because it’s every bit as custom and tailored as your actual website is. By using our tools and extensions, we can take your website, add whatever functionality you want to it, and then export it as a Progressive Web App in both Android and Apple formats in just a fraction of the time it would take for us to custom code and deploy a Native App (which we can also do, by the way.) And because there is no unusual code for Apple or Google to review, it can be added to devices without having to go through the Apple or Google Play Stores to get it, although it can be submitted for their review as well if you wish, so time to deployment drops rapidly as well.
When you combine it with our Cost Per Install guaranteed install marketing services, you can have an app developed, deployed, and downloaded by hundreds or thousands of users in record time with Reyactive, and with all the functionality you could ever want.