See the Web Push Notification Reference for options and settings details.
- Desktop and Android Mobile: Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Opera, and Safari
- Android Mobile only: Microsoft Edge
- Open your messaging project from the dashboard, then click Create and select the Message workflow.
- Under Channels, select Web Browser.
- Select the radio button for your message audience, then click Content in the header to move on.
- All Users: Sends the message to your entire audience.
- Target Specific Users: Create a recipient group based on segmentation data. See: Target Specific Users.
- Test Users: Predefined recipient groups. After choosing Test Users, select from the Test Groups dropdown menu that appears. See: Test Groups.
When Web Browsers is the only enabled channel, the workflow is reduced to only fields and settings relevant to web push notifications.
- Enter your message Content.
- Enter the text that will display in your message. Below the text box is a color-coded indicator, warning when your message may be truncated on some devices.
- Select a Message Action from the dropdown menu. The Message Action defaults to Home — when the recipient clicks the message, it will open the Default Action URL set in your Web Notify configuration. You can override the default URL by selecting Web Page and entering a different URL. If Web Browsers was the only selected audience channel, the only other available action will be Web Page. See: Message Actions reference: Web.
- (Optional) Set a tag.
- Set Optional Features.
- Click Delivery in the header to move on.
- Select a delivery type and Optional Delivery Features, then click Review & Send in the header to move on.
Scheduled delivery supports delivery by time zone. Delivery By Time Zone is an option for scheduled messages that delivers the messages according to recipient device's current time zone. For example, a push notification scheduled for 9 a.m. will arrive for users on the east coast at 9 a.m. Eastern Time, in the midwest an hour later at 9 a.m. Central Time, then on the west coast two hours after that, at 9 a.m. Pacific Time.
- Review the device preview and message summary. Click the arrows to page through the various previews. The browser selection dynamically updates in the dropdown menu above. You can also select a preview directly from the dropdown menu. To make changes, click the associated step in the progress header. When you've made your changes, return to Review.
- Click Send Message or Schedule Message.