Project and Template Tutorial

Templates control the appearance of and content in Passes. Projects are the containers for your templates. Steps for creating both are detailed here.

Create a Mobile Wallet Project

  1. From the Airship dashboard, click New Project and select Mobile Wallet Project.
  2. Enter a project Name, then click to select a Pass Type and Barcode Type.
    • When you select a Pass Type, the sidebar updates to display a mobile screen preview of the pass, a list of related use cases, and Platform compatibility. See the Mobile Wallet Reference for detail about each each pass type.
    • When you select a Barcode Type, the sidebar updates to display that change as well. See Mobile Wallet Reference: Barcode Types to help make your choice.
  3. Click Save and Continue.
  4. Select a template type: Apple Wallet or Google Pay.
  5. Enter the template name and description. Name your template with a recognizable name, such as Loyalty Platinum Tier or similar designation. In the Description field, provide enough information to differentiate the template from similar ones, e.g., "15% Off Sale."
     Note

    The Template Name appears at the top of the pass when opened on a device. It is also the source of the pass's file name as it appears for installation.

  6. Click the Start Building button to save the template and open the Template Editor.

Now that you have a template, you are ready to design. Follow the steps in the Template Design Tutorial.

Create a Mobile Wallet Template

Add a template to an existing project.

  1. Open your mobile wallet project.
  2. Click Create and select a template type: Apple Wallet or Google Pay.
  3. Enter the template name and description. Name your template with a recognizable name, such as Loyalty Platinum Tier or similar designation. In the Description field, provide enough information to differentiate the template from similar ones, e.g., "15% Off Sale."
     Note

    The Template Name appears at the top of the pass when opened on a device. It is also the source of the pass's file name as it appears for installation.

  4. Click the Start Building button to save the template and open the Template Editor.

Now that you have a template, you are ready to design. Follow the steps in the Template Design Tutorial.