We recently released new Material icons to update the design of your app. To take this design update even further, you can now customize certain icons directly from the editing panel of your app without having to use the advanced edition extension. All can be done from a single panel. You are now able to modify in one go all the icons of your app. Note: this feature is available on Content Apps only.
Exciting news for all our eCommerce clients! We're thrilled to announce the addition of new options to our already convenient In-Store pickup extension. You can benefit from these new options, while your customers can now enjoy an even more seamless shopping experience.
Since conventional websites are still struggling to keep up with the changing industry, and native mobile application development is still considered an additional business cost by many, there exists a solution that provides all necessary features without requiring much development cost and time — Progressive Web App.
Since the very first iPhone, users have had the ability to create shortcuts to progressive web apps on their homescreens that resemble app icons. Progressive Web Apps, also known as PWAs, offer a unique way to access websites and their services without having to install a dedicated app. This means they don't take up a ton of storage space on your phone, making it easy to quickly visit your favorite sites that don't have an app. However, even though iOS has allowed users to make and use web apps for a while now, they're not perfect. indeed, until now, web apps were unable to receive notifications or display notification badges. This limitation is now over with the release of iOS and iPadOS 16.4.
With our experience working alongside clients to help make their app a success we’ve gathered, over the course of the past few years, some valuable insight about what goes into creating an app, and not just from the technical point of view. Because, although app building is at the core of our product, we’ve always believed that the value of an app goes well beyond its creation and even into what comes before.
Considering creating a mobile application for the first time? Wondering where to start? Here are some of the basics you’ll want to cover before getting started on your project.
This month we introduce a design update to improve the look of your app: a new collection of Material icons. These icons are available for both content and e-commerce apps. With this collection, we add more than 2200 icons in 4 different styles, offering a total library of more than 8000 icons. There is something for everyone and you are bound to find something to illustrate the sections and features of your apps! You will find below the summary of the developments and updates made during the month of March 2023:
In a recent post, we covered Google's new requirements regarding the Data Safety questionnaire. In this article, we also spoke about the fact that, following these requirements, apps that use comments must have set their Terms of Service. Their end users should accept them before being able to comment. To help you with writing your Terms of Service, we create new templates, available directly in your app back office.
How mobile apps are transforming the travel and tourism industry? What should be your strategy if you have a concept for a tourism app? What are the tools you should consider to adapt your business to mobile and meet the expectations of today's consumers?
With this new template, we wanted to update a transversal element of our apps: the multi-categories. This element can be displayed in all list templates of all content types. This Tags template will greatly contribute to upgrading the visual of your app, giving a modern and trendy vibe. Perfect for news apps, podcasts, travel guides, etc...
And we are back again with a new template for the popular map section. This section is going through a beautiful makeover with all these new updates :) This time, you can now display a summary of your locations in the map view with a slider.
Today, we're releasing another design update that will allow you to modernize the look of your app even more: a new material icons library. These icons are available both for content apps and eCommerce apps. With this new collection of icons, we're adding more than 2200 new icons in 4 different styles, giving you a library of over 8000 icons altogether.
And another design update for the Map section! With this template, we complete the redesign of the map section, one of the most popular sections in GoodBarber. This template will be exclusively available on mobile. Here we're offering a Split-view template as you can already see on Google Maps.
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In 2021, Google announced additional details for the Data safety section on Google Play. Developers are now required to tell Google about their apps' privacy and security practices by completing a form in Play Console. This information will be shown on your app's Store Listing to help Google Play users understand how your app collects and shares user data before they download. By 20 July 2022, all developers must declare how they collect and handle user data for the apps that they publish on Google Play and provide details about how they protect this data through security practices. By not following these guidelines, you will find yourself at risk of having your app removed from the Play Store. Note: if you have subscribed to the GoodBarber Takes Care service, no worries. If you receive this type of email, simply open a ticket with our support team who will handle this for you
This month we are proud to introduce a brand new navigation mode: the Floating TabBar. It is a new and trendy version of the popular TabBar navigation mode. The TabBar is very popular because it follows the "thumb rule of design" and is very intuitive. The essential screens and pages of an app should be within the user's thumb reach. The TabBar places the essential sections of the app within the user's thumb's reach, improving convenience and accessibility. The floating version will bring a modern touch to the overall look of your app. Below is a summary of the developments and updates made during the month of February 2023:
There are numerous ways to present and organize your app menu or navigational elements. One of the most popular is the bottom navigation bar. We already offer a tabBar template amongst our current 5 navigation menu templates. And today, we're happy to now introduce a new and trendy template: the floating tabBar.
The increasing demand for B2B mobile applications is clear, as shown by Asset Global's report which predicts the market value to reach $140 billion in 2023. This is largely due to the easy accessibility of smartphones and other mobile devices, which many business team workers, customers, and stakeholders use to manage their day-to-day tasks. There are various ways businesses can take advantage of this technology by creating practical applications to make their work easier and more efficient.
if you've followed up with GoodBarber releases and updates, you may have noticed a pattern: we are doing a lot of improvements in the design side of our tool. New immersive template for articles, Element Style, and a few new templates for the very popular Map sections (with more to come, stay tuned) just to name a few. Today, we're introducing another update for the Article section: a new transition effect from the article or any content list or widget to the details page.
The rise of no-code and low-code platforms led to the democratization of technology. Thanks to them, anyone can now create an app without programming skills. But which one is the right solution for your needs?
This month, we present you with a new feature that will delight all owners of GoodBarber eCommerce apps! A new feature that will greatly facilitate the daily management of your business: thanks to our new Stock menu, you can now manage the stock of all your products from a single page. Discover also new design features such as the management of your app's margins globally from the Item Style menu or our new transition to open the details pages. You will find below the summary of the developments and updates made during the month of January 2023:
As a GoodBarber user you might already be familiar with the GoodBarber Takes Care option. With this service, GoodBarber takes over the submission process of your beautiful app, using your own developer account credentials.
Small businesses are always looking for ways to increase their revenue and productivity. Here are 10 great marketing tools that can help them do just that in 2023.
As we focus on providing you a tool that is guaranteed to provide an optimal user experience in your app, we've released a few design updates and new feature features. The latest one: a new template for your map section. Not only is this template a brand new way to navigate between your map view and locations list view but it is also packed with other cool features. In addition to this fluid and instinctive navigation, this template is innovative as it will allow your users to access information and perform actions directly from the list of your locations, before even having to consult the details of these locations.