How do I convert websites to apps

How to convert a WordPress site to an Android app

The ubiquity of mobile devices means that more and more people are surfing the Internet with smaller screens. One of the things you can do with WordPress is to ensure that your website looks good to all viewers by choosing an engaging theme. The responsive theme will automatically resize based on the size of the user's screen. In addition, mobile devices work on slower networks.

A website that loads quickly is key. In addition to streamlining your website, make sure that your hosting provider isn't acting as a bottleneck (and if your host is If you slow down, consider finding someone for whom speed is a priority.

Provide users with the best speed experience possible and Appearance, we recommend you create an app. Apps offer users better mobile experiences. They're faster, easier to use, and not as cumbersome as mobile browsers, which may not display your website properly. But, app development doesn't come cheap. If you are on a budget, consider converting your WordPress site into an app rather than building one from scratch. This article shows you how.

Convert your WordPress site to an Android app with AppPresser

Using a plugin is one of the easiest ways to turn your WordPress site into an Android app. Most of the apps available are premium offerings, but their costs are still well below those of developing raw apps. We are using AppPresser for this tutorial. AppPresser is the most popular website to app conversion plugin. ((We have included alternatives to this plugin under the tutorial, as well as options for non-WordPress sites.) The conversion process requires three main steps:

  1. Install the AppPresser plugin and theme using your WordPress dashboard.
  2. Build your new app with the AppPresser dashboard.
  3. Configure the AppPresser plugin settings.

Let's take a closer look at each step.

Install the AppPresser plugin and theme

The AppPresser plugin is available in the WordPress repository. Alternatively, you can look it up via the dashboard Plugins > Add new and search for AppPresser. Install and activate AppPresser. Note: AppPresser isn't a free plugin, so you'll need to purchase a subscription before you can proceed. Next, you need to download the AppPress theme and upload it to WordPress. You will find the AP3 Ion Theme download link iin one of two places:

  1. The receipt sent by email confirms your purchase of AppPresser
  2. Your AppPresser Account Page.

Once you've downloaded the theme, upload it to WordPress by going to Look > subjects > Add new > Upload and choose your file. Do not enable the theme at this point as the plugin will toggle this theme on and off for use in the mobile app you are creating.

Build your app

Once you have completed your AppPresser purchase, you will be taken to the dashboard where you can create your app. You can find your login information in your purchase confirmation email. Once you are signed in, you can create a new app by clicking New app. Provide Surname for your app and click Create an app. When you're done, you'll see a box on your dashboard that represents your newly created app.

Customize your app

The process just described will give you a generic standard app, but we would like one that is based on the WordPress site. Here's how to do it. Click the box for your newly created app. In the screen that appears, click Customize and create an app to get to the App Customizer. At the bottom of the left navigation bar of the App Customizer, click Add elements and open the WordPress / External Links Drop-down list. Provide the ____:

  • Url (Make sure to start the url with https: // for the preview to work) to the WordPress site that has the AppPresser theme and plugin installed
  • title Use of Link text field

click save up. You will see the preview update with your custom app.

Configure the AppPresser settings

The last thing you need to do is provide your WordPress plugin with information about your AppPresser account. When you are logged in to the dashboard, click AppPress Icon displayed in the left navigation bar. You will be redirected to a page that shows the plugin settings. Provide the ____ Site slug and App ID Values ​​given to you after creating your first app with AppPresser. click save settings.

Build your app

The final step is to build your app for testing and submit it to the app stores for review. If you want to do these tasks with AppPresser, you'll need to create an account with PhoneGap Build and receive an authentication token. Once you have completed this process, you will be sent a QR code that you can use to download your Android app.

Other plugins you might consider

AppPresser isn't the only plugin option that allows users to convert WordPress pages to Android apps. Others you might want to investigate include:

  • Androapp
  • Mobi loud
  • WPMobile.App

Converting a Non-WordPress Site to an Android App

In this article, we have focused on converting a WordPress site into an Android app. However, options are available to you even if you are not using WordPress as your CMS. Convertify lets you purchase packages that allow you to convert your website to an Android app, an iOS app, or both. Convertify is easy to use: all you have to do is send the company your website url, desired app name and logo. You will do the rest. GoNative.io is an option for those looking to convert their website to apps for Google Play and Apple's App Store. GoNative.io isn't cheap, but it's cheaper than developing an app from scratch. The company guarantees that Apple and Google will accept your app for inclusion in their stores.

Summary

Mobile apps offer users the best experience possible, but new app development is expensive. If you have a WordPress site, you can save time and money by converting it to an Android app for your users.