Collective.mobile.addtohomescreen

Collective.mobile.addtohomescreen is a Plone integrated product by Quintagroup.

The web application places a pop-up message asking the user to add your website to the home screen. Version 0.1 of the product takes advantage of iOS5 native fixed elements positioning and seamlessly degrades to a javascript only version on iOS4.

The following screenshots demonstrate how the web application works on the IPhones:

Message, asking to add the the website shortcut to home screenAdding a website icon to home screenEnter the short name for the website The website icon

Following these simple steps your visitors can add an icon to their home screen that directly links to your mobile Plone website, the icon image is generated from a screenshot of your website,

Collective.mobile.addtohomescreen is supported by iPhone/iPod touch, iPhone4 and iPad. On older devices Add icon is a “+” while on iOS 4.2 it has been replaced with Add icon. The web application detects the device OS version and displays the appropriate icon.

The message enters the screen, when the user visits your website the second time after 2 seconds (customizable) from page load, and exits after 15 seconds (also customizable). The script checks the user’s locale and displays the default message in an appropriate language. The pop-up message can be closed any time by tapping the small “x” icon.

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  3. Order product customization or its implementation on your website
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