Laravel eCommerce PWA:-Laravel eCommerce Progressive Web Application uses web compatibilities and provides an application experience to the user. By using this extension you can do the thing like work in low internet connection, load on the home screen, Social Sharing of Product, etc.
The Progressive Web Application is lightning fast compared to the website. Due to the faster performance, user engagement increases on the website.
- Laravel eCommerce Progressive Web Application module is only supported by Bagisto version 0.1.6 or greater.
What Is Need of Progressive Web Application
Nowadays, most people use mobile apps to visit the website. By using PWA, you can generate more traffic on the website. With the help of amazing user experience, you will improve your conversion rate like AliExpress, Flipkart, Amazon, etc.
Let’s have a look, how Flipkart is using PWA to improve their conversion rate.
Flipkart Lite:- As we know that Flipkart is the largest eCommerce platform. Firstly the used only app after that they came up with PWA as Flipkart Lite. With the help of PWA, it converts 70% user to customer.
Feature of Laravel eCommerce Progressive Web Application
- More user-friendly than a web application
- Also, work with low-quality internet
- Do not need to update Progressive web Application
- Admin can set the splash background color of the Progressive Web Application
- Admin can enter the application name
- Looks and feels like a native application
- Increases user engagement on the store
- Admin can upload and change the application icon
- Admin can set the theme color of the Progressive Web Application.
- Support multiple currencies
- Support social sharing feature of the product
Installation of Laravel eCommerce Progressive Web Application
Customers will get a zip folder after purchasing the extension. After that, Unzip the respective extension zip and then merge the “packages” folder into the project root directory.
Goto Config/app.php file and add the following line under ‘providers‘
Goto Composer.json file and add the following line under ‘psr-4‘
Install Jenssegers Agent via the following command
composer require jenssegers/agent
Add the following line under ‘providers‘ in config/app.php
Add the following line under ‘aliases‘ in config/app.php
'Agent' => Jenssegers\Agent\Facades\Agent::class,
Run these commands below to complete the setup in the bagisto root directory
composer dump-autoload php artisan route:cache php artisan vendor:publish -> Press 0 and then press enter to publish all assets and configurations.
Laravel eCommerce PWA Configuration
Once you successfully execute the command, you will see the PWA in the Configure>PWA
Name:- Admin has to enter the name of the Application, that will be displayed on the home screen.
Short Name:- Admin has to enter the short name of the application, that will be displayed on the splash screen.
Theme Color:- Set the theme color
Background Color:- Set the background color
App Icon:- Upload icon of the application to be displayed on the homepage. you can upload in various size.
After setting all configuration, click on Save
How A Customer Can Install Progressive Web App
A customer can open a website in the browser of the mobile device, then click on the menu icon of the browser to add the application on the home screen as shown below.
Now a pop window will appear to add the progressive web application like this.
Now the user can view the app icon on the home screen of the mobile like this. A user can click on the application to launch it.
After clicking on the application, the application will launch with the splash screen. PWA will launch as like Native app.
After splash screen, user can search product or browse categories.
That’s all for the Laravel eCommerce Progressive Web Application module, still, have any issue feel free to add a ticket and let us know your views to make the module better bagisto.uvdesk.com
Current Product Version - 0.1.0
Supported Framework Version - 0.1.6