Progressive Web Apps (PWAs)
PWAs are a new way to build websites that are faster, easier to use and more secure. They are built on the latest web technologies and are designed to be installed on a user’s mobile device. They are a great way to get your website into the hands of users and to help them get the most out of your website.
PWA Developers Dublin
Customer-centric user experience is at the forefront of innovation within website design and web development like never before. Also, the importance of mobile responsiveness is key to ranking on the first page of the search results and keeping up with Google’s ever-changing algorithms. Progressive Web Apps (PWA’s) allow for all the functionality of a mobile app but there’s no need to download it. Whatsmore, it can be easily accessed from any device, just like a website. How would your customers feel while interacting with your business online with a highly personalised experience as they browse your countless products and excellent services? Imagine the impact that would have.
We design tasteful, functional websites that are designed for and around your company.
We specialise in eCommerce websites using services such as Woocommerce or Shopify.
We produce fully responsive mobile-friendly websites helping customers purchase with confidence.
We understand UX/UI design is fundamental to keeping users on your website for longer.
We guide our clients on all areas of their online business. From using the backend of their website to SEO.
We use the market leader WordPress as our content management system (CMS) of choice.
We pride ourselves in delivering bespoke website design to each and every one of our customers.
Designing your websites to be mobile friendly ensures that your pages perform well on all devices.
Progressive Web Apps vs Native Apps vs Websites
The main difference between progressive web apps vs native apps is that a native app is developed to run on mobile devices while PWAs are built to run on web browsers like Chrome or Safari. Then, the main differences between a PWA and a website are that the PWA can work offline, is built with mobile-first in mind, can be easily installed on the home screen and more. The table below highlights all of the differences and some of the great features to benefit your business by investing in a PWA.
Web development with a difference
PWAs can transform the way in which clients interact with your online business, increase sales and drive repeat custom. Some of the benefits of investing in PWA development for your business:
- Works offline
- Quick and easy to install on the home screen
- Mobile-first navigation
- Works everywhere, across all devices
- Quickly apply updates
- Can be shared through links
- Low data requirements
- Able to be highly personalised
- Easily indexed by Google
All of these features of progressive web apps make for a better overall user experience which helps to rank your PWA, therefore, brings your business higher up within Google searches.
Caragh Nurseries PWA
Recently here at 2Cubed, we developed a highly functioning PWA for our clients, Caragh Nurseries. As the leading grower of plants and trees in Ireland, they already have a powerful eCommerce website that we maintain and update, but they wanted a PWA developed to bring a new dimension to their company. Some of the features of their progressive web app are that there is a QR scanner, it is search engine optimised and can be easily signed-in in from Google. To read more about how Caragh Nurseries app, click the link below.
Frequently Asked Questions
What is a progressive web app?
A progressive web app is a website that looks and behaves like it is a mobile app. It is an all in one solution for a site/app to be delivered across all devices without the hassle of app-store distribution. Here at 2Cubed we will develop a PWA that suits all your business needs.
What is the difference between a web app and a progressive web app?
Despite using similar technologies, a progressive web app allows the user to experience it as if it was a native app. There is additional functionality that can be achieved by using a progressive web app that a traditional website is unable to do or is limited in functionality. At 2Cubed our skilled developers employ PWA technology to create your bespoke and fully functional website.
What can a progressive web app do for my business?
PWA can improve the user experience by behaving like a native app. Allowing your customers to install your website on their device where they could use it even if they weren’t contracted to the internet. This will help drive revenue and conversion rates. For example things like push notifications can be handled by a PWA that makes it attractive for customers to engage with an App over a website.
Do I need Progressive web app?
At 2Cubed we believe that PWA’s are the way forward for online businesses. PWA’s allow content to be reached faster, pages load in real time and therefore improving the user experience and in turn driving revenue for your business.
What are the benefits of PWA?
There are numerous benefits of using PWA, including short loading time, access to web pages even when not connected to the internet, Instant updates and notifications. Our experienced developers are ready to provide your customers with a positive user experience by employing PWA’s.
Can I have a PWA and a website?
Yes, they are intangible and work together to provide a fully functional and enjoyable customer experience. Providing an enjoyable customer experience is key to driving revenue and the overall success of your business and our skilled and experienced team here at 2Cubed understand this and are ready to develop your fully functional website with your customer journey in mind.