Beginner’s Guide to Push Notifications for WordPress Websites

Push Notifications

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TechsPlace | All popular websites make use of push notifications in case of important message pop-ups. Similar to the social media sites, add the notifications to WordPress blogs and it has become quite easy. Push Notifications show messages at the time when the user has not opened his browser window. These notifications are mobile friendly and they engage a number of an audience, which is a good sign for WordPress. You can add the notifications in WordPress in some simple steps. The number of views of the page increases and visitors return to the page often, resulting in traffic count increase. This process guide is prepared to walk through the Push Notifications Explanation and implementation for WordPress websites.

Push Notifications with one signal

One Signal is a popular application, which helps in adding notifications to any kind of web browser. First, download the application in order to proceed. Activate the OneSignal Plugin in mobiles and laptops. Follow the steps, as listed below in delineation:

  1. Creation of Google Keys

Visit the Google Services Wizard screen. There, you will need to provide a certain name on the application that you would be working in. Choose the country and region and complete the configuration. Enabling Google Cloud Messaging will help you in giving the Sender ID and API key.

  1. Notifications in Firefox and Chrome

In the same way, open the OneSignal application and click on the “Add New” app button. Give a suitable name to your app and click on “create”. By clicking on “Website Push”, you can configure it and then click on continue.

  1. OneSignal Keys on WordPress

Select the OneSignal Application from the desktop with the help of app settings. The App setting page has many keys and buttons in it. Locate the API key here, copy and paste it into the WordPress Plugin.

  1. Testing of notifications in WordPress

Activate the “Subscription” button. Upon clicking on the button, a default “thank you” message appears at the bottom. The configuration screen pops up which was filled in the earlier process. Click on the “Save” button and then continue with the process.

  1. Select the SDK On that screen, you have to choose WordPress if you want to put notifications in WordPress window. By clicking on next, you get to the next window.


  1. There can be only one subscriber at one time. Therefore, on the test-setting app, you need to fill in the subscriber name. Click on the “Send the Notifications” button in the later stage.


  1. After completion of these steps, a single push notification appears on the screen. Open the notification, which appears on the computer browser. This opens up another screen displaying the user a message that the notification is successfully installed in the browser of WordPress.


  1. Check on the Notifications button to confirm for the last time.

Sending Push Notifications with WordPress

This push notification will pop up every time you post a new blog on WordPress. All your subscribers will see this. Achieve this manually with the App Dashboard. Log in to your account and click on the New Message button. Once the button comes up, you can give in a new message.

The Send later option helps to customize the Push notifications in any manner that you would like it to be.