StoreHippo provides you with the feature to build apps on your own in a few easy steps. Please follow the below-mentioned steps to build an app:
The 3 different tabs containing the information regarding the app are explained below.
In this tab, you will have to provide general information about the app, such as app name, package name, splash image, and so on.
Enter the name of the app. The name appears on the device's home screen and within app-store interfaces.
Enter the package here. Specify the app's reverse-domain identifier, e.g. com.storehippo.abc.
Enter the full version number. It is expressed in major/minor/patch notation.
Enter the metadata that may appear in-app store listings.
Choose the theme which will be used for the frontend of the app.
Select the domain from the
Upload an image that appears when you launch your app. The preferred size for a splash image is 768 X 1024.
Upload the icon for your mobile app. The preferred size for the icon image is 1024 X 1024.
Push notifications are used to send notification messages to your app users to drive user re-targeting and engagement. Push notifications are sent by Firebase Cloud Messaging (according to the latest Google update) for both Android as well as iOS. You get the files from the FCM used to send the notification.
For configuring the push notification in the Android app, you need:
For configuring the push notification in the iOS app, you need:
Please refer to the Firebase Cloud Messaging documentation for complete information on how to obtain these files.
Select the platform for which you are building the mobile app. It can be either Android or iOS.
In this section you can add the additional app customisations, such as animated splash, plugins, and so on.
In case, if you want to add video/GIF as the splash in your app, you can upload the animated splash here.
You can define the custom HTML in place of splash image. You can also refer Animated Splash Image in this section.
Here, you can upload the transparent notification icon.
StoreHippo uses Phonegap/Cordova to build mobile apps. You can add custom phonegap/cordova plugins in this section to extend the functionality of the store mobile apps.
Version: Version of the plugin.
Source: It can either be "pgb", "npm" or "git". Defaults to "npm" (or "git" if a git URL is detected).
Params: If there is any custom tag you want to place in the config file, then you can use the params.
Tag: Name of the tag.
Attributes: Attributes, if any.
Subtag: Whether the tag will be a subtag of some other tag.
Value: Value of the tag.
If you want a tag like <chcp attr="abc">123</chcp>
If you want the tag to be like <parent><chcp attr="abc">123</chcp></parent>
In this section, you can set the social login providers in your app.
The Social Login section gives you two options to log in:
You need to specify the Web Client Id in order to use Google Login on mobile apps. You first need to setup google login for mobile app to get the web client id.
In this field, you have to mention your App ID and Application name. For this, you initially have to setup facebook login for mobile App.
Once you have configured your ID and name enter the details in the respective fields.
You can add product sharing on your mobile app through plugins. Using this feature, you can share the products through various apps available in your mobile such as WhatsApp, Instagram, Gmail, etc.
For more information, refer the following topic: How to enable product sharing on Mobile apps?