Latest Guides & Blog Articles

Here you can find all of our blog posts about creating and publishing a mobile app for your website.

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Creating an Apple Developer Account to Publish Your App in the App Store

Apple Developer accounts are needed to publish your app. Find out how to create one here.

Updated on 6. June 2024 by Jan Bunk
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The Easiest Way to Let People Download Your App

Here's a convenient way to share your app with your website users.

Updated on 23. May 2024 by Jan Bunk
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App Promotion: Your Roadmap to Success

Discover proven methods to promote your app, from engaging existing customers to mastering App Store Optimization. Boost your app's success!

Updated on 23. May 2024 by Jan Bunk
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Granting us Access to Your Google Developer Account for Support

Developer accounts are needed to publish your app. Find out how you can grant us access to yours in case you want us to help you with something.

Updated on 8. May 2024 by Jan Bunk
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How to Tell if a User is Using Your Website or Your App

It can be useful to know whether a user is visiting your website through a browser or your mobile app. Here are a few ways to detect that.

Updated on 6. May 2024 by Jan Bunk
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When, Why, and How to Update Your App

In this article we'll take a look at when you have to submit an update to the app stores, when you can do it optionally and what benefits that has. We'll also talk about the recommended update frequency and how to actually publish an app update.

Updated on 4. May 2024 by Jan Bunk
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A Comparison Between the Most Popular App Stores

Find out which app store is the best for your app. We compare the best app stores based on costs, time to publish your app and popularity.

Updated on 4. May 2024 by Jan Bunk
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Differences between Android and iOS Apps

In this article we discuss the benefits Android apps have over iOS apps and in which case an iOS app for your website is the better option.

Updated on 3. May 2024 by Jan Bunk
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We Published 238 Apps - Here's How Long App Review Took

We published a lot of apps and tracked how long it took to get them into the app stores, including app rejection and resubmission times.

Updated on 3. May 2024 by Jan Bunk
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Known Issues With Our Apps

There's a few features that most web browsers support but our apps don't yet. In this article we explain what those features are and why we don't support them yet.

Updated on 28. April 2024 by Jan Bunk
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How to Choose the Build for Your App in App Store Connect

Here's how to select the version (build) of your app in App Store Connect.

Updated on 27. April 2024 by Jan Bunk
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How to Send Your App to Google for Review

A guide on how to create a release and submit it for review using the Google Play Console.

Updated on 24. April 2024 by Jan Bunk
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How (and Why) You Must Offer Account Deletion in Your App

If your app allows users to create an account, you must offer them a way to delete their account and all associated data. Here are some ways you can handle that.

Updated on 23. April 2024 by Jan Bunk
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How to Send Your App to Apple for Review

A very quick guide on how to submit your finished iOS app and the App Store listing for review.

Updated on 22. April 2024 by Jan Bunk
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How To: Set up App Links

App links allow you to open your app when a link to your website is clicked. Here's how it works.

Updated on 5. April 2024 by Jan Bunk
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Analyze How Your App is Used

Just like you might analyze your website visitors' behaviour, you can do the same for your app users. View app download statistics and filter out app users in your website analytics tool.

Updated on 21. March 2024 by Jan Bunk
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Progressive Web Apps vs. Native Apps

Do you want to take your website to the next level? Here's how progressive web apps stack up against standard native apps and turning your website into an app.

Updated on 16. March 2024 by Jan Bunk
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How To: Register for the App Store Connect API

An API key allows you to automatically configure most of your Apple Developer account using the App Store Connect API.

Updated on 22. February 2024 by Jan Bunk
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Send Push Notifications with our WordPress Plugin

Unlock the power of push notifications with the webtoapp.design WordPress Plugin. Effortless engagement from your admin panel.

Updated on 19. February 2024 by Jan Bunk
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How to Send Your App Update to Google for Review

A guide on how to create a release for your app update and submit it for review using the Google Play Console.

Updated on 14. February 2024 by Jan Bunk
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Necessary Steps so We Can Update Your Existing iOS App

This guide explains all the steps you need to complete to let us update your app that is already published in the Apple App Store.

Updated on 12. February 2024 by Jan Bunk
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Finding the Right Push Notification Method for Your App

We offer multiple different ways to send push notifications. Here's an overview to help you choose the one that is right for you.

Posted on 21. December 2023 by Jan Bunk
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How To: Send Push Notifications to Users of Your App

A quick guide on how to send push notifications to users of apps created by turning websites into apps with webtoapp.design.

Updated on 20. December 2023 by Jan Bunk
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How to Report an Error in a webtoapp.design App

Here's what information we need when you report an error in one of our apps. This helps us fix the issue as quickly as possible.

Posted on 25. November 2023 by Jan Bunk
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Why Websites Want You to Download Their App

Why do websites promote their apps so much? You might have noticed it for yourself that some websites are very motivated for visitors to download their apps. There's a couple key benefits behind this.

Updated on 21. November 2023 by Jan Bunk
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The Surprising Benefits of Converting Your Website into a Mobile App

Unlock the Power of Mobile: Transform Your Website into an App for Enhanced Engagement and Business Growth

Updated on 21. November 2023 by Jan Bunk
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Finding or Requesting Your D-U-N-S Number

Google and Apple require a D-U-N-S number to register an organizational developer account. Here's how to find out if you already have one and how to request one if you don't.

Posted on 14. November 2023 by Jan Bunk
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Convert your Website into an App

Convert your Website to an App to take advantage of push notifications, improved brand awareness and more. No code.

Updated on 13. November 2023 by Jan Bunk
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The Impact of Mobile Apps on User Engagement and Retention

Discover the impact of converting websites into mobile apps on user engagement. Learn about push notifications, personalization, and retention strategies for an enhanced digital experience.

Updated on 13. November 2023 by Jan Bunk
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Revolutionizing Revenue Streams: The Power of Free Apps in Driving Profitability

From in-app advertising to data monetization, explore the untapped potential of free apps in generating revenue for businesses. Unleash profitability now!

Updated on 13. November 2023 by Jan Bunk
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How to Integrate OneSignal

webtoapp.design also offers a OneSignal integration for push notifications, which has a few advantages over our default push notification service.

Updated on 29. October 2023 by Jan Bunk
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How Much Does it Cost to Develop an App?

The cost of developing an app depends on many factors. Here's a guide on how to estimate the price of realizing your app idea.

Updated on 29. October 2023 by Jan Bunk
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How To: Resell a White Label App

At webtoapp.design we offer a white label product suitable for resellers. Here are some tips on how to best resell your app.

Updated on 4. October 2023 by Jan Bunk
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Try Out Your Android App Before Publishing

Here's a quick guide on how to install an Android app before publishing it in the Google Play Store or another Android app store.

Updated on 30. September 2023 by Jan Bunk
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Adding Push Notifications to Your Website

Discover the Impact of Push Notifications: Enhance user engagement, personalize content, and boost website traffic. Explore browser vs. app notifications.

Posted on 9. September 2023 by Jan Bunk
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Why we Offer our App Builder as a Subscription Service

We chose to only offer our app creation services for a subscription fee because it aligns our incentives with yours. This allows us to help you create and maintain the best app possible.

Posted on 1. September 2023 by Jan Bunk
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How to Password Protect Your App

You can set a password that will be required to open the app. This is useful if you want to restrict access to your app to only a limited group of people.

Posted on 27. August 2023 by Jan Bunk
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How to Make Your Website Fast & Mobile Friendly

Evaluate and improve your website's speed and mobile friendliness to make your website-based app faster and more user friendly.

Posted on 16. August 2023 by Jan Bunk
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How To: Invite the webtoapp.design Team to Your Apple Developer Account

This short guide explains the process of inviting the webtoapp.design team into an Apple Developer account so we can upload your iOS app.

Updated on 14. August 2023 by Jan Bunk
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Taking & Editing Screenshots for Your App

Here's how to edit the screenshots we take for your app and how to take your own screenshots.

Updated on 31. July 2023 by Jan Bunk
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What are Monthly Active Users?

Confused about monthly active users for your app? See concrete examples of how the user counts are calculated and discover what happens when your app reaches the limit.

Posted on 21. July 2023 by Jan Bunk
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Demystifying the Mobile App Publishing Process

Discover how the app store publishing process works at a high level. Learn about the basic procedure so you can plan your app publishing strategy.

Posted on 14. July 2023 by Jan Bunk
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How To: Create Links that Open Your App

Ever wanted to link from your website into your app? Now you can do it really easily, using deep links.

Updated on 26. June 2023 by Jan Bunk
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Where to Find and Accept the Apple License Agreements

Publishing an app requires you to accept all the necessary agreements. Here's how to do it.

Updated on 22. June 2023 by Jan Bunk
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Self-Sign Your App Bundles

How to generate keys & keystores and use them to sign your app bundle. Afterwards verify it and upload it to the Play Console.

Updated on 24. May 2023 by Jan Bunk
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How to Update Your App's App Store Listing

A step-by-step guide on how to update your iOS app's description, change screenshots and more.

Updated on 4. May 2023 by Jan Bunk
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Steps Before Updating Your Old Android App

In this guide you will learn how to find all the necessary information to update your existing Android app that was created by another developer. For example we will show you where to find your package name and signing keys.

Updated on 23. April 2023 by Jan Bunk
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Filling in the Information to Get Your App Published in Amazon's App Store

Publishing your Android app in the Amazon App Store is free and very easy compared to publishing it in the Google Play Store or Apple App Store.

Updated on 6. April 2023 by Jan Bunk
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Getting Your App Published in Huawei's App Gallery

Publishing your Android app in the Huawei App Gallery is useful because modern Huawei devices don't have the Google Play Store. But the publishing process has some unique challenges too, which we will explain here.

Updated on 6. April 2023 by Jan Bunk
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How We Can Publish Your New App as an Update

If you already have an app, but want to switch to an app by webtoapp.design, it makes sense to publish the new app as an update to your existing one. That way, your existing users automatically receive the new app as an update, without manually having to search and download it.

Updated on 4. April 2023 by Jan Bunk
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How to: Create an Apple App Identifier

Register an app identifier for your iOS app in App Store Connect.

Posted on 31. March 2023 by Jan Bunk
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How To: Show Your App's License Page

A short explanation on what licenses are in the software world and what you need to do about them when you created your app with webtoapp.design.

Updated on 23. November 2022 by Jan Bunk
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How We Decide Which Features to Build

To create the best website to app converter, we're continuously looking for new features to add. Here's how we decide what to build next.

Posted on 29. October 2022 by Jan Bunk
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The Benefits of Push Notifications for Business Owners

Adding Push Notifications to your Website and App can have a huge impact on user engagement, conversion rates and more.

Updated on 27. October 2022 by Jan Bunk
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Update Your App to be Ready for Android 13

Android 13 has been released - apps need to be updated to receive push notifications.

Posted on 25. August 2022 by Jan Bunk
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How To: Integrate Your App with Zapier

Zapier is a powerful tool that allows you to integrate your app with other services. In this guide we'll show you how to use Zapier to automatically send push notifications.

Posted on 5. August 2022 by Jan Bunk
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The Benefits of Rating Popups in Apps

Adding reminders to leave feedback for your app improves your ranking in app stores and your app's reputation.

Updated on 5. June 2022 by Jan Bunk
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Try Out Your iOS App Before Publishing

Here's how you can test an iPhone or iPad app internally with Apple's TestFlight, without having to go through the App Store review already.

Posted on 13. February 2022 by Jan Bunk
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Common Difficulties with App Store Requirements

Common mistakes and things to keep in mind before submitting your app for review in the Apple App Store

Updated on 2. February 2022 by Jan Bunk
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What are the best Website to App Conversion Services?

What service is best to turn a website into an app? We compare costs, app store publishing success, performance & security.

Updated on 20. July 2021 by Jan Bunk
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Differentiating Between Website and App Issues

It can be difficult to classify what an issue, that's occurring in your app, is caused by. In this guide we discuss various methods for you to find out exactly that.

Posted on 20. July 2021 by Jan Bunk
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Export Compliance in the App Store & Play Store

You need to pay attention to some export regulations because apps count as encryption software and app downloads count as exporting the app from the USA.

Posted on 18. June 2021 by Jan Bunk