AppMySite is a codeless app making solution you can use to create mobile apps for your WordPress & WooCommerce websites.
This guide will go over all the steps involved in building an app on AppMySite, starting from setting up your account to downloading your app and submitting it to the the relevant app store(s).
The steps below explain how to create an account on AppMySite:
If you already have an account, click on Sign in and login to AppMySIte
Click here for a detailed step-by-step guide on setting your profile.
You can start by entering the basic details of your mobile application.
First, you can design various elements and screens of your mobile app in the Appearance section.
1. App Icon
2. App Icon Design Guide
After designing the app icon, you can start with the launch screen design. Launch screen, also known as the splash screen, is the first screen that greets your app users whenever they launch your app.
1. Launch Screen
2. Launch Screen Design Guide
Next, you can design the login, sign-up, and forgot password screens.
The process can be segmented into three parts: background design, logo design, and the appearance of the fields & buttons.
REFERENCES1. Login & Sign Up2. Login & Sign Up Design
The color theme enables you to set the design tone of every screen of your mobile app.
1. Color Theme
2. Color Theme Design
Next, you can design the home screen of your mobile app. On AppMySite, the sections you can show on your home screen change based on the website type you choose.
The following sections are visible when you choose ecommerce as your website type:
You can customize the home screen by managing the visibility and arrangement of the sections covered earlier. Furthermore, you can also personalize some sections to fit your app’s needs.
1. Home Screen
2. App Home Screen Design Guide
This completes the app personalization section.
The next step in the process is connecting your website and app. You can do this in the Connectivity section.
Click here for a detailed step-by-step guide on generating the WooCommerce REST API keys.
Click here for a detailed step-by-step guide on connecting your website with the app.
There is a possibility that you are unable to establish connection between your website and app. In such a case, you can refer to the Troubleshooting section and discover the issue(s) causing your connection to fail.
By running the troubleshooter, you can discover the exact reason causing your connection to fail. You can then make the changes needed to connect your website and app successfully.
Click here for a detailed step-by-step guide on the troubleshooting.
The App Settings section helps you fine-tune the working of your mobile app. It is divided into seven main sections.
In this section, you can update the basic information of your mobile app.
1. General Settings
You can choose to either import a website menu to the app or create your own menu on AppMySite.
You can import any website menu to your app. Within the app, the imported menu will appear as the side menu.
You can use choose from the following options to create your own menu on AppMySite:
NOTEYou can only choose to add CMS pages to the app menu that are present on your website.
1. App Menu Settings
2. App Menu Settings Guide
In the App Users section you can configure how your app users login to the app. You can activate guest browsing here along with options to enable social login and more.
1. User Settings
In this section, you will get to manage the product settings on your mobile app. You can choose to show discount percentage, additional product info, manage product images, enable product search, deliver filter and sort options, and more.
1. Products Settings
In this section, you can manage the options available to your customers during app checkout.
1. Checkout Settings
In this section, you can enable a web view interface for all your app screens. You can additionally manage web view settings related to hyperlinks and user inputs.
1. Page Settings
You can simply enter your social media handles in this section. These handles will appear to your users within the app.
1. Social Settings
The App Preview section enables you to preview your mobile app on Android and iOS device emulators.
Click here for a detailed step-by-step guide on the app preview section.
Once you are finished creating your app, it is time to download it. You need to upgrade your subscription plan in order to download an app from AppMySite. Visit the pricing page and choose a plan that suits your needs.
1. Download App
2. Download Android App Guide
3. Upload Android App Guide
1. Download App
2. Download iOS App Guide
3. Upload iOS App Guide
You choose from a range of addon products to get additional services and functionalities for your mobile app.
Click here for a detailed guide on our add-on products.
You’re at the final step of the process now. Once you’ve downloaded the Android and iOS apps from AppMySite, you’ll have to submit them to the app stores for publication. Both Google Play and App Store have different procedures for app submission. Once you submit the apps, they will be reviewed by the respective app stores.
How to submit an iOS app for publication on the Apple App Store?
How to submit an Android app for publication on the Google Play Store?
You'll need an active developer account with Google Play Store and Apple App Store to submit your apps.
Click here for a guide on creating a developer account on Google Play Store
Click here for a guide on creating a developer account on Apple App Store
The steps below highlight how to update and manage your AppMySite account:
In this section, you can enter and update your profile details and billing details. These details will be used for any correspondence and/or transactions with AppMySite. You can also request to delete your account here.
Update or reset your password here. Simply enter your old and new passwords to update the password of your account.
In this section, you’ll find details on all the subscriptions and transactions you’ve made under your account on AppMySite.
1. My Profile
2. Account Settings Guide