8 Plugins to Turn Your WordPress Site to a Mobile App
For every major publication or business you see online, you might find a mobile version of the site. Be it a responsive mobile form of the desktop version or a native app, having mobile presence is an important aspect for many establishments seeking to have an online presence.
In fact, the after-effects of mobilegeddon warrants a real look at making sure your site render nicely for view on mobile devices.
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In other words, you site should be as mobile-friendly as possible. But what if you don’t have the means or ability to produce a mobile version of your site? Don’t worry, just use one of these plugins to give your site a mobile-friendly version for web, Android and iOS devices.
Worona converts WordPress site content into native Android and iOS mobile apps. The app builder is built in modular fashion and allows adding premium extensions for more features such as push notifications, rate my app, etc. Worona’s team is working to offer trendy themes and styles to customize your app and to support custom content and support-pages right in the apps.
WordApp transforms your e-Commerce, forums or even dating website into a mobile app to help boost mobile traffic. It offers a number of customization options including the option to modify the theme & style of your mobile app. Some of its premium features include push notifications, a native iOS app, and much more. The premium apps can also include Adsense advertisements.
Web apps built using this plugin offers an almost native look & feel. You can also customize your mobile application with custom fonts and colors, and even add your own logo for custom branding. Its pro version allows creating Android & iOS apps, and brings more themes, monetization options, social features and more.
Androapp is a flexible plugin to generate a mobile app for Android which loads faster and smoother compared to others. Among its features are infinte scrolling, dynamic settings, deep linking support, caching and if you’re looking or a white label option, you’ve found it. You can also monetize your mobile app with Admob and Appnext ads.
Blappsta turns your WordPress blog into a native Android or iOS app. A cool function it has is that it lets you test and preview the experiments using its ‘Blappsta Preview‘ apps. The resulting app can display popular articles, has support for video, displays your Facebook page (optional), has Contact form 7 support and more.
appful is one for content creators and online publishers as it rehashes your online site content or YouTube channel into beautiful iOS and Android apps. You will only be charged once you are satisfied with the final look of the app and it has been published. It has support for comments, social media sharing, offline reading, logo placement, and anti-adblockers.
MobiLoud helps you convert a desktop site into a native mobile app for iOS and Android devices. It supports mobile advertising and monetization efforts via MoPub, Google DFP, Admob, Adsense etc. Commenting and social sharing is made easy on top of RTL support and multi-lingual interfaces (20+ languages). Once installed, the plugin provides a free preview of the app and the trial lasts 21 days before switching to a premium plan.
WiziApp lets you use your blog’s responsive theme or any of their mobile themes to generate an Android/iOS app for your site. Users can download an offline version of the website. Along with push notifications Wiziapps also can convert your site or blog to into an HTML5 web app. It displays AdMob ads to maximize monetization and boost revenues.
Which is your favourite WordPress plugin to build mobile apps for your blog? Do you know any other such plugin? Don’t forget to tell us using the comments.